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SCAM artists are getting even more creative in trying to rip you off. Several new tricks involve bogus claims that you have won a prize. CA Lottery’s Donna Cordova reveals the con and explains how to avoid falling victim.

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POWERBALL Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
draw entry closes at 7:00 p.m.

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MEGA Millions Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Tuesday and Friday after
draw entry closes at 7:45 p.m.

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SuperLotto Plus
Guaranteed for drawing Apr 21, 2018
Estimated Cash Value: $4,300,000

SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
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April 19, 2018

$27 Million SuperLotto Plus® Jackpot-Winning Ticket Sold in Fremont!

SACRAMENTO – There’s a new multimillionaire in California! A SuperLotto Plus ticket, sold in Fremont (Alameda County), matched all six numbers in last night’s draw. The prize – a whopping $27 million! The winner will have the option...

Northern California

April 16, 2018

$750,000 ‘Impossible Dream’ Comes True for Small Town Kern County Winner

SACRAMENTO – It will be impossible to ever know whether a good deed turned into an “impossible dream” come true for one Kern County lottery player. All Michael Forsberg knows is he gave a man, who looked like he was down on his luck, $6 b...

Southern California

March 30, 2018

MEDIA ALERT: Mega Millions® Jackpot Increases to Estimated $521 Million for Tonight’s Draw!

SACRAMENTO –  We have some amazing news to share! Due to higher than expected Mega Millions sales, the jackpot for tonight’s Mega Millions draw has been revised from an estimated $502 million to an estimated $521 million.  The estima...

March 28, 2018

Scratchers® Players Cashing in All Over SoCal!

SACRAMENTO – Reymundo Gomez told us that he always knew he would hit it big one day. And the long-time Lottery player did just that, becoming California’s newest millionaire after hitting the top prize on our $5 Set for Li...

Southern California

March 26, 2018

Drink Stop in Sonoma Leaves Player in Tears After Astonishing $10 Million Scratchers® Win!

SACRAMENTO – There Ronald Lopez sat inside his vehicle with the $1o Million Dazzler Scratchers game he’d just purchased at Bonneau’s 76 gas station (23003 Arnold Drive) in Sonoma. It was a last-minute decision to buy the game since he rea...

Northern California

March 24, 2018

Mega Millions® Ticket Worth $3.2 Million Sold in Sacramento!

SACRAMENTO – One lucky California Lottery player is much richer this weekend. That’s because someone correctly picked five of six numbers in last night’s Mega Millions drawing winning a cool $3,238,814 to be exact! That luck...

Northern California

March 21, 2018

Notice of Public Meeting

WHAT: The California State Lottery Commission will hold a public meeting tomorrow, Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Lottery Headquarters in Sacramento.Members of the public are invited to attend.Persons needing reasonable accommodati...

March 21, 2018

California’s Latest Big Winner Scores Instant $1 Million Scratchers® Prize in Whittier!

SACRAMENTO – Lucy Huang said the “green color” of the California Lottery’s $10 Emerald 10’s Scratchers really caught her eye. And now she’s going to be receiving a whole lot of green in the form of one million dollars!  That’s becaus...

Southern California

March 20, 2018

Mystery Lottery Wins in Bay Area!

SACRAMENTO – A specific type of Lottery game is creating a lot of excitement in the San Francisco Bay Area. Not one, but two people have discovered big wins on different crossword-type Scratchers®. These were both top-prize wins amounting...

Northern California

March 20, 2018

Something Fishy About $750,000 Win for Central Valley Truck Driver!

SACRAMENTO – Cruz Rivas Castro was on his way to the Southland area hauling a truckload of fresh fish for markets located throughout Los Angeles. But before he got to his first delivery, he and his trucking partner stopped along Grapevine to fuel...

Northern California

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