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June 13, 2011

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June, 2011 | Winners Stories | Southern California

Only One Week Left for El Cajon MEGA Millions® Ticket Worth More Than $195,000


SACRAMENTO – 173 days have now passed since someone bought a MEGA Millions ticket in El Cajon and won a prize worth $195,910. Time to claim the ticket is running out fast, as it will expire on Monday, June 20, 2011 at 5 p.m. 

The winning ticket was sold at Lakeside Shell, which is located at 13538 Camino Canada in El Cajon. The ticket matched five of six numbers – 8, 32, 31, 11, and 12, missing only the MEGA number of 29.

If the ticket is not claimed this week, a California Lottery representative will be at the Lakeside Shell June 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for media availability.

The California Lottery reminds each winner to sign the back of their ticket, keep the ticket in a safe place and contact Lottery officials or visit their local Lottery District Office as soon as possible. Winners have 180 days to claim their prize. Unclaimed funds are transferred to California schools.

MEGA Millions is a multistate game, played in California and 41 other states. 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. 

The California Lottery is celebrating 25 years of enhancing education and supporting local communities. More than 94 cents of every dollar spent by our players goes back to the community 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 more than $23 billion to education.

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