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June 18, 2013

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June, 2013 | Winners Stories | Southern California

Winning Fantasy 5 Ticket Sold in Rosemead is Claimed


Ton Du 440

SACRAMENTO – Ton Du has a pretty unique story about his winning Fantasy 5 ticket. The unique part isn’t that he won $187,960, it’s that he didn’t even pay the regular $1 for his winning ticket. That’s because his winning ticket was actually a replay ticket he had from the Fantasy 5 draw the day before, so he didn’t have to pay for it. Du’s ticket was one of four tickets that matched all five numbers – 38, 39, 16, 15, and 30 – in last Saturday night’s Fantasy 5 draw, splitting the $750,000 top prize.

Du purchased his ticket at Doug’s Liquor, which is located at 8817 East Valley Boulevard in Rosemead (Los Angeles County) where he regularly purchases his Lottery tickets. Du says he doesn’t know what he’ll do with his prize yet, he just plans to put it in savings and figure out what to do with it in the future.

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.

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.

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