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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
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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 Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
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December 8, 2017

Stop Light on Way to LAX Leads to $3 Million Set for Life Scratchers® Win for L.A. Player!

SACRAMENTO – On his way to pick up his daughter at LAX, Gilbert Sandoval stopped to buy $20 worth of gas at a Whittier am/pm. While he was buying the gas, Sandoval decided to also grab a $5 Set for Life Scratchers ticket. Off to the...

Southern California

December 7, 2017

Not one, but TWO Scratchers® Win $750,000 Each in Santa Clara County!

SACRAMENTO – Look at that headline. Two different California Lottery players are celebrating huge wins on Scratchers purchased at different locations in Santa Clara County. If that’s not...

Northern California

December 4, 2017

Burbank Fantasy 5 Prize Worth a Half Million Claimed!

SACRAMENTO – The holiday season just got a little brighter for one California Lottery player. Elba Balderas recently won $546,986 playing Fantasy 5 in Burbank. So, how does one reac...

Southern California

December 1, 2017

Ten Simple Words Net Auto Shop Manager $750,000!

SACRAMENTO – A San Diego County man has a pretty good story to tell after getting a substantial win on a Mystery Crossword Scratchers®. Marco Amador claimed the ticket at the California...

Southern California

November 27, 2017

Big Powerball® Win in Oakland!

SACRAMENTO – Check your wallet, the console of your car or your sock drawer. If you happened to have purchased a Powerball ticket in Oakland recently, there are thousands upon thousands...

Northern California

November 22, 2017

$783,000 Mega Millions® Win in Torrance!

SACRAMENTO – A Southern California Lottery player has an extra reason to be thankful this week. That player just won $783,546 after matching five of six numbers in last night’s Mega Mill...

Southern California

November 20, 2017

Delicious Win in Los Angeles

SACRAMENTO – Here’s a story of how one man became a millionaire just by satisfying a food craving. It happened to Kevin Smith. He set out on a hamburger run and ended up also stopping by...

Southern California

November 17, 2017

Player Who’s Never Won Anything Wins $1.8 Million Mega Millions® Prize in Costa Mesa!

SACRAMENTO – Billy Spurlock is one lucky guy. That’s because he recently won $1,812,236 playing Mega Millions in Costa Mesa and he just can’t believe his luck. “...

Southern California

November 16, 2017

Big Powerball® Win in Orange County!

SACRAMENTO –Pay close attention if you happened to have purchased a Powerball ticket recently in Orange County. We have word this morning of a huge win overnight and whoever has that win...

Southern California

November 15, 2017

$1 Million-Winning Scratchers® Ticket Sold at Lucky San Jose Lottery Retailer!

SACRAMENTO – There’s a new millionaire in California, and this lucky winner made all seven figures of it at a San Jose wine shop. Vernon Hall won $1 million playing Winning Millions...

Southern California

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