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January 23, 2014

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January, 2014 | Media Advisories and Events | Southern California

Two SoCal Winning Tickets Worth Nearly $530,000!


SACRAMENTO – Two lucky Southern California Lottery players got through the middle of the week by winning $529,977 combined!

The first winning ticket matched five of the six numbers in last night’s Powerball® drawing. That ticket matched the numbers 55, 2, 7, 1 and 9 but missed the Powerball number 29. That ticket was sold at the Circle K located at 16331 Lakeshore Drive in Lake Elsinore (Riverside County) and is worth $347,092. No one won last night’s Powerball jackpot which means Saturday’s drawing climbs to $152 million!

The second lucky ticket was a Fantasy 5 top prize- winning ticket in last night’s drawing that matched all five winning numbers of 39, 9, 28, 25 and 4. That ticket was purchased at Myung’s Liquor, which is located at 8210 San Fernando Road in Sun Valley (Los Angeles County) and is worth $182,885.

The California Lottery reminds winners to sign the back of their tickets, keep them in a safe place and visit their local Lottery District Office as soon as possible. Winners have 180 days from the date of the draw to claim prizes.

Powerball is a multistate game played in California (and 42 other states, plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Draw times are Wednesdays and Saturdays at 7:59 p.m. PST. Tickets sales are suspended from 7:00 p.m. to 7:05 p.m. the day of the draw. Tickets are $2 and can be purchased from any of the more than 21,000 California Lottery retailers. Please visit the California Lottery’s Powerball site for more information on how to play.

The mission of the California Lottery is to provide supplemental funding to California schools while simultaneously supporting local communities. 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.