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POWERBALL Draw Closes In:

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    Days
  • 23
    Hours
  • 53
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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
draw entry closes at 7:00 p.m.

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MEGA Millions Draw Closes In:

  • 2
    Days
  • 00
    Hours
  • 38
    Minutes

Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday after
draw entry closes at 7:45 p.m.

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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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    Hours
  • 38
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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
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February 25, 2014

Ask and You Shall Not Always Receive – Store Clerk’s Mistake Leads to $200,000 Win for Long Beach Man!

SACRAMENTO – At 82-years-old, Bernard Rosario is still going strong (and looking quite youthful for his age, we might add) – working as an on-site manager for a 22-unit apartment complex in Los Angeles County. On his break Sunday, he deci...

Southern California | Winners Stories

February 21, 2014

L.A. County Couple Thrilled to be a Multi-‘Thousandaire’

Dream Comes True – Literally – After Sleepy Coffee Run Leads to $505,010 Mega Millions® Win SACRAMENTO – Eumeka Saxton wasn’t sure she was going to have the energy to enjoy the Valentine...

Southern California | Winners Stories

February 21, 2014

California Launches First U.S. Lottery Industry Corporate Social Responsibility Website

SACRAMENTO – Selling Lottery tickets isn’t the only thing the California Lottery is concerned about. We also prize what we do for the community, its businesses, and our public schools. With that in mind the California Lottery is proud to...

Lottery Performance

February 20, 2014

Winning Milpitas Powerball® Ticket Still Unclaimed

Imagine the Odds! – Retailers in Santa Clara County Have Sold the Last Two Largest Powerball and Mega Millions® Jackpots! SACRAMENTO – It’s looking as though the owner of the $425.3 million Powerball ticket from last night’s...

Southern California | Winners Stories

February 20, 2014

MILPITAS TICKET SOLE WINNER OF $425.3 MILLION POWERBALL® JACKPOT!

SACRAMENTO – The results are in and they spell even more good news for California. We now know that a ticket sold in Milpitas (Santa Clara County) is the sole winner of last night’s (revised) $425.3 million Powerball jackpot! If our lucky...

Northern California | Winners Stories

February 20, 2014

MEDIA ADVISORY: PRESS AVAILABILITY AT 11:30 A.M. in MILPITAS

California Lottery Spokespeople Will Update Media on $425.3 Million Powerball® Win SACRAMENTO – We are still waiting for the lucky person who won last night’s $425.3 million Powerball jackpot to come forward. Members of...

Northern California | Media Advisories and Events

February 20, 2014

MILPITAS TICKET WINS POWERBALL® JACKPOT

Still Awaiting Final Results from other Lottery Jurisdictions SACRAMENTO – A California Lottery player has hit the $400 million Powerball jackpot! At this time, we don’t know if this ticket is the only winning ticket o...

Northern California | Winners Stories

February 19, 2014

Powerball® Jackpot at $400 Million for Tonight’s Draw

Sixth Largest Jackpot in U.S. History Up for Grabs SACRAMENTO – Here we go again! We are officially heading toward Powerball history and it all starts with tonight’s $400 million draw – the fourth largest Powerball jack...

Media Advisories and Events

February 19, 2014

Choice Words After Man Wins $1 Million on California Black Exclusive Scratchers®

SACRAMENTO – Cover your ears! Some rather choice words were flying after Rick Westerlund discovered he scored a cool $1 million on a California Black Exclusive Scratchers ticket sold in Orange County. Westerlund said he was sitting in his...

Southern California | Winners Stories

February 19, 2014

Powerball Winners are Peas in a Pod

Powerball® Jackpot Soars to $400 Million SACRAMENTO – On February 8th, two lucky California Lottery players matched five of six Powerball numbers to win $1,294,116 each! The two winners must be peas in a pod, because not onl...

Winners Stories

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