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August 27, 2011

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August, 2011 | Media Advisories and Events

Two Tickets – One From Northern Cal and One From Southern Cal -- Split Fantasy 5 Jackpot


Bell and Plymouth Winners to Split Prize Worth More Than $475,000
SACRAMENTO – The California Lottery’s Fantasy 5 draw from last night had two tickets whose owners will split a sizeable prize. One of those tickets was purchased in Northern California and one was purchased in Southern California. Each ticket matched all five numbers to split a jackpot prize worth $475,206, making each ticket worth $237,603.

The first winning ticket was sold at the 7-Eleven located at 7120 Atlantic Boulevard in Bell.  The second big winner was sold at Shenandoan Village Mart located at 17699 Village Drive in Plymouth. The winning numbers on both tickets are 8, 17, 38, 29 and 7.

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 claim prizes.

Fantasy 5 offers some of the best odds of any California Lottery game. A player wins the Fantasy 5 jackpot 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.

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

The mission of the California Lottery is to provide supplemental funding to California schools while simultaneously supporting local communities. More than 94 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. Since 2000, Lottery players have contributed $1 billion to public schools each year, and, since we began in 1985, Lottery players have contributed a total of more than $24 billion to education.

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