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August 25, 2014

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August, 2014 | Media Advisories and Events | Southern California

$200,000 L.A. County Ticket Still Unclaimed


SACRAMENTO – It has now been two months since two lucky tickets from Los Angeles County matched all five Fantasy 5 numbers to split the top prize of $405,104. One of those lucky winners claimed their prize right away, but the owner of the other ticket has yet to come forward, leaving $202,552 unclaimed. 

The unclaimed ticket was purchased at the 7-Eleven located at 12515 East Philadelphia in Whittier (Los Angeles County). The ticket successfully matched the numbers 9, 12, 22, 13 and 26.

The California Lottery reminds winners to sign the back of their tickets, keep tickets 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 come forward and claim their prize. The owner of this ticket has until end of business on Monday, December 22, 2014 to claim their prize. If the ticket goes unclaimed, all the prize money will go to California schools. 
Fantasy 5 offers some of the best odds of any California Lottery game. A player wins the Fantasy 5 top prize simply by matching five numbers out of a field of 39. Winning numbers are drawn every day. The top prize starts at $50,000 and increases daily until it is hit. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased from any of the more than 21,000 California Lottery retailers or one of the more than 4,000 Lottery Lucky Retailers.

And be sure to participate in the California Lottery’s Fantasy 5 – 2nd Chance promotion. For every purchase of $5 or more of Fantasy 5 on a single ticket you will automatically receive a Fantasy 5 – 2nd Chance code. Enter the code at to participate in weekly draws for a chance to win cash prizes up to $10,000.

The California Lottery is a $5 billion enterprise based in Sacramento. It is one of the few state agencies that is a revenue generator, not accepting taxpayer dollars. Its mission is to provide supplemental funding to California schools while simultaneously supporting local communities. In FY 2013-14, the Lottery created 89 new millionaires. More than 95 cents of every dollar spent by our players goes back to local communities in the form of contributions to public schools and colleges, prizes and retail compensation. The California Lottery urges its customers to play responsibly and within their budgets. If you feel you have a gambling problem, or know someone who does, you can get help at 1-800-GAMBLER.