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September 15, 2010

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September, 2010 | Winners Stories | Northern California

Richmond MEGA Millions® Ticket Wins Prize Worth Nearly $1 Million


SACRAMENTO – California Lottery officials are on the lookout for the owner of a MEGA Millions ticket sold in Richmond for last night’s draw that is worth $908,589.

The ticket was sold at Hometown Donuts #7, which is located at 2315 Cutting Boulevard, Suite A, in Richmond. The ticket successfully matched five of six numbers – 55, 50, 6, 56, 14, and missed only the Mega number of 1. No one matched all six numbers, so Friday’s jackpot will be $54 million.

The California Lottery reminds each winner to sign the back of their ticket, keep the ticket in a safe place and contact Lottery officials or visit their local Lottery District Office as soon as possible. Winners have 180 days from the date of the draw to claim prizes.

MEGA Millions is a multistate game, played in California and 41 other states. Players pick five numbers from 1 to 56 plus a Mega number from 1 to 46. Draw times are Tuesdays and Fridays at 8:00 p.m. PST. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased from any of the more than 21,000 California Lottery retailers. Please visit the California Lottery’s MEGA Millions site for more information. 

The California Lottery is celebrating 25 years of enhancing education and supporting local communities. More than 94 cents of every dollar spent by our players goes to public schools and colleges, prizes and retail commissions. Since 2000, Lottery players have contributed $1 billion to public schools each year, and, since we began in 1985, Lottery players have contributed more than $22 billion to education.

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