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August 9, 2013

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August, 2013 | Media Advisories and Events | Northern California

Santa Clara MEGA Millions® Ticket Worth $215,000 Still Unclaimed After Four Months!


SACRAMENTO – Just 58 days remain for one lucky MEGA Millions player to turn in their winning ticket and claim a $215,136 prize. The winning ticket sold in Santa Clara was just one number away from hitting the $56 million MEGA Millions jackpot that was up for grabs on the night of April 9.

That winning ticket was sold at the Safeway located at 3970 Rivermark Plaza in Santa Clara and successfully matched the numbers 54-17-30-41-48, missing only the Mega number of 13.

Today marks the 122nd day since that ticket was purchased, leaving just 58 days to claim the prize.

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 44 other jurisdictions (42 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.