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SCAM artists are getting even more creative in trying to rip you off. Several new tricks involve bogus claims that you have won a prize. CA Lottery’s Donna Cordova reveals the con and explains how to avoid falling victim.

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SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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December 29, 2014

Double Powerball® Wins in San Diego County!

Owners of Two Winning Tickets Will Split $784,232 After Nearly Hitting Jackpot SACRAMENTO – While a number of San Diegans may be spending this weekend gathering holiday gift receipts and heading to the mall for returns,...

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December 24, 2014

August Scratchers® Win Leads To $3.25 Million Christmas Eve Gift!

SACRAMENTO – Think back to what you were doing at the beginning of August. For most people that would be hard to remember, but for Hagog Hayrapetyan, August 8 was typical except for one thing. The sales rep was getting gas and a $5 Califo...

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December 23, 2014

Man Hopes to Paint Quite a Future With Lottery Win

SACRAMENTO – His story begins like this – “I was happy. I couldn’t believe it,” Teodoro Medina Andino said about the moment he discovered his big lottery win. “I was outside, in the parking lot.” More specifically, it was the parking lot...

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December 21, 2014

$24 Million SuperLotto Plus® Jackpot-Winning Ticket Sold in Arcadia!

SACRAMENTO – With just four shopping days left until Christmas, someone in Southern California is about to have a lot more spending cash. A SuperLotto Plus ticket sold in Arcadia hit the jackpot last night and is now worth $24 million....

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

December 18, 2014

Lucky Powerball® Ticket Sold in Orange County Wins $1 Million Prize!

SACRAMENTO – While many of us are busy counting down how many shopping days are left until the big day next week – whoever bought California’s only million dollar-winning ticket from last night’s Powerball draw suddenly has much more purc...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

December 18, 2014

Koreatown Mega Millions® Ticket Worth $928,000 Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – Young Soon Cho’s luck has never been better – and just in time for the holidays too! That’s because Cho won $928,084 in Friday’s Mega Millions Drawing. One set of numbers on Cho’s $5 Quick Pick® ticket matched five numbers, j...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 17, 2014

‘Smarter Than the Average Bear’ Lottery Player Wins $750,000 While Getting Hair Done in San Diego!

SACRAMENTO – When you win a lot of money, it’s probably not the best idea to jump for joy if someone is working around you with a pair of sharp scissors. Fortunately for Dawn Kinder, she remained uncharacteristically calm considering the...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 15, 2014

Million Dollar Ticket Sold in Oxnard!

SACRAMENTO – You are going to feel green with envy when you hear what happened to this man. Wilfredo Raguine won $1 million on a California Lottery Emerald 10’s Scratchers® ticket sold in Ventura County. The Emerald 10’s is a $10 ti...

Southern California | Winners Stories

December 13, 2014

Mega Millions® Ticket Worth $928,000 Sold In Koreatown!

SACRAMENTO – Someone who purchased a Mega Millions ticket in Koreatown is having a great start to their weekend. That is because that lucky ticket is worth $928,084! This lucky ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven on 3975 Wilshire Bouleva...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

December 12, 2014

Chance Encounter with Stranger Leads to $5 Million Scratchers® Win at Stateline

SACRAMENTO – Kelly Zarogiannos was buying some Scratchers when fate stepped in. A man she’d never met started talking to her about the Scratchers he’d just purchased; the $5 Million Jackpot ticket. He told Zarogiannos how he’d had a lot o...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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