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January 26, 2013

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January, 2013 | Media Advisories and Events | Southern California

Two SoCal MEGA Millions® Tickets Worth Over $150,000


SACRAMENTO – Two tickets sold in California were one number away from splitting last night’s $89 million MEGA Millions jackpot. They did however, manage to correctly match five out of six numbers and will split a generous prize of $313,424.

The winning tickets were sold at the Arco Gas Station located at 5715 Riverside Drive in Chino (San Bernardino County), and at Super Stop Liquor, which is located at 34469 Golden Lantern in Dana Point (Orange County). The tickets successfully matched the numbers 11, 17, 31, 48, and 12, missing only the Mega number of 1.

One ticket sold in New Jersey matched all six numbers to win last night’s $89 million jackpot. The estimated cash value of the jackpot is $66.1 million.

The California Lottery reminds winners to sign the back of their ticket, 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.

MEGA Millions is a multistate game, played in California and 43 other jurisdictions (41 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands). 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. 

And remember, checking the daily draw results is easier than ever. All past and current Lottery draw results can be obtained for FREE by dialing 1-800-LOTTERY and selecting option 2, or via our website at

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. 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.