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May 25, 2013

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May, 2013 | Media Advisories and Events | Southern California

Two MEGA Millions® Tickets Will Split Over $1.6 Million!


SACRAMENTO –Two MEGA Millions tickets were just one number away from splitting last night’s $15 million jackpot. But the pair of lucky winners still have a lot to celebrate about this Memorial Day weekend as their tickets are each worth $811,997!

One of the two winning tickets was sold at the 7-Eleven located at 2900 Hyperion Avenue in Los Angeles. The other winning ticket was sold at the USA Petroleum located at 1790 East Pleasant Valley in Oxnard. Both tickets successfully matched the numbers 4-16-5-53-18, missing only the Mega number of 28.

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 1, 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 96 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.