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February 11, 2014

Vietnam Vet Wins More Than $300,000

SACRAMENTO – When Sheridan Hope called his daughter to tell her he had just won a bunch of money playing Daily Derby®, her response was “yeah whatever.” It’s not the response that Hope was eh – hoping for. But when he produced the ticket...

Southern California | Winners Stories

February 10, 2014

Chef Goes for “Gold” and Wins $1 Million in Sunnyvale

SACRAMENTO – Elder Galicia Lopez knew it right away. Just seconds after he started scratching his California Gold Scratchers®, he saw it – the $1 million prize. Winning a large amount of money like that might cause some to shout or j...

Northern California | Winners Stories

February 9, 2014

Sweet Win Just in Time for Valentine’s Day

Two Powerball® Tickets Worth More Than $1.2 Million Each SACRAMENTO – What’s better than receiving flowers and chocolate on Valentine’s Day? How about a boatload of cash! That’s what two California Lottery players will be ge...

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February 8, 2014

Giddy Up! Daily Derby® Ticket Sold in Carson Worth More Than $300,000

SACRAMENTO – The last time someone hit the Daily Derby grand prize was last November, but for one lucky player, it was well worth the wait. Last night a ticket sold in Carson matched all three winning horses and the final race time, to ea...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

February 7, 2014

‘What Are These Bozos Happy About?!’ Nearly $1 Million Win in L.A. County Draws Look of Puzzlement

Young Casino Worker From Whittier Wins $910,781 After Making Emergency Gasoline Pit Stop!  SACRAMENTO – The gas gauge in Carlos Cardenas’ vehicle was not looking good. You know the expression riding...

Southern California | Winners Stories

February 5, 2014

L.A. County Winner Wakes Up Nearly $1 Million Richer as Mega Millions® Jackpot Continues to Soar!

SACRAMENTO – It’s doubtful a whole lot of people are enjoying a better week than the citizens of Seattle, who are still basking in the glow of their pro football team’s first Super Bowl Championship. However, one lucky person who purchase...

Southern California | Media Advisories and Events

February 4, 2014

$6.5 Million Winner Sold in Santa Cruz

SACRAMENTO – Jacob Lackey was recently feeling a little strange. He was light-headed and his heart skipped a few beats. But don’t worry, Lackey will be just fine. The symptoms he was feeling were just the side-effects of someone who just...

Northern California | Winners Stories

February 4, 2014

Luck Will Find You! Lottery Introduces Edgy California Black Exclusive Scratchers® Game

Mysteriously Captivating $10 Tickets Offer Sleek Look With 20 Chances for $1 Million Top Prize! SACRAMENTO – Lady Luck is back – and she’s on the hunt again, this time looking to award Californians with two dozen life-changi...

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February 4, 2014

Happy Camp Scratchers® Player a Happy Camper After Winning $5 Million!

SACRAMENTO – It’s not every day that there is a newly-minted millionaire in the town of Happy Camp. But that all changed when Georgia Merkler purchased a $20 $5 Million Jackpot Scratchers ticket on New Year’...

Northern California | Winners Stories

January 30, 2014

Big Winner is Ready for a Vacation

Southern California Cook Wins $6.5 Million Top Prize  SACRAMENTO – Eduardo Hernandez walked into the California Lottery’s Santa Fe Springs District Office yesterday to claim his Lucky for Life...

Southern California | Winners Stories

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