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April 1, 2004

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April, 2004 | Lottery Performance

JACKPOT ADVISORY: SuperLotto Plus Jackpot Rolls to $51 Million - No Fooling!


SACRAMENTO, April 1, 2004 -- Lottery officials announced the SuperLotto Plus jackpot for Saturday night’s draw at $51 million.  “Buy a lottery ticket for a chance at being the lucky player who welcomes Spring being $51 million richer,” said Dennis Sequeira, California Lottery’s Chief Deputy Director.  An important aspect is that California's public schools will receive approximately $33 million from the draw sales associated with this jackpot.

A single jackpot winner of $51 million who chooses the 26 graduated annual payments would receive approximately $1,275,000 the first year and those payments would graduate to more than $2,600,000 by the 26th year (before taxes).  A single jackpot winner who chose the cash option would receive the estimated cash value which is roughly half the announced jackpot or $25.5 million (before taxes).

A retailer who sold a single winning $51 million ticket would receive a $255,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

SuperLotto Plus can be played at approximately 18,000 retail business establishments statewide.  The SuperLotto Plus draw takes place each Wednesday and Saturday night at 7:58 p.m.  Players can purchase tickets until 7:45 p.m. on the night of the draw.
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