A Pair of L.A. County Fantasy 5 Tickets Split Over $400,000!
SACRAMENTO – The top prize for Fantasy 5 was over $400,000 for last night’s draw, and two tickets were lucky enough to match all of the winning numbers. The two tickets matched the numbers 9, 12, 22, 13 and 26, and are now worth $202,552 each!
One of the tickets was purchased at Mr. C’s Liquor, which is located at 1925 South Pacific Avenue in San Pedro (Los Angeles County). The other ticket was purchased at the 7-Eleven located at 12515 East Philadelphia in Whittier (Los Angeles County). The retailer is a winner as well, picking up a bonus of one half of one percent of the winning amount just for selling the top prize-winning ticket.
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. Last night’s winner has 180 days from the date of the draw to come forward and claim their prize.
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.
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 http://www.calottery.com/play/second-chance/fantasy-5-second-chance 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 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.