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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
Guaranteed for drawing Feb 24, 2018
Estimated Cash Value: $7,200,000

SuperLotto Plus Draw Closes In:

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Draws take place every Wednesday and Saturday after
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February 16, 2018

Modesto Man Scores Once-in-a-Lifetime Win!

SACRAMENTO – A Modesto man says he hoped to maybe win a couple hundred bucks playing the Lottery. Imagine how he feels now after winning three-quarters of a million dollars on a Lottery Scratchers® ticket! T...

Central California

February 13, 2018

Los Angeles County Players Score Big Wins!

SACRAMENTO – Maria Hernandez loves playing Scratchers® for fun - but not just any Scratchers. The long-time lottery player says she sticks to playing crossword Scratchers because they take more time to play. Plus, she can get her money’s...

Southern California

February 12, 2018

Powerball® Ticket Worth Nearly a Half-Million Dollars Sold in Los Angeles County

SACRAMENTO – Although no one hit Saturday night’s estimated $185,200,00 Powerball jackpot, one lucky ticket sold in California matched five of six numbers to win $487,222!  The ticket was sold at Bootleggers 2, which is located at 11...

Southern California

February 7, 2018

Winner Claims $40 Million SuperLotto Plus® Jackpot!

SACRAMENTO – The wait is over for the winner of the $40 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot from December. Rexis de Guia has claimed his prize and adding to the excitement is that he’s part of a group of five who will share the jackpot!...

Northern California

February 6, 2018

Winner Claims Big Powerball® Prize in Orange County!

SACRAMENTO –Wait no more. We now know who scored that big Powerball win on a ticket sold in Orange County. Remember, that was the one that matched 5 of the 6 winning numbers from the draw on November 15, 2017. Efrain Flores claimed his fa...

Southern California

February 5, 2018

$20 Million SuperLotto Plus® Ticket Sold in Fontana!

SACRAMENTO – We have a massive win for a Southern California Lottery player. That’s because one ticket matched all six numbers in Saturday’s SuperLotto Plus draw to win the $20 million jackpot! In even more exciting news, that ticket was...

Southern California

February 1, 2018

$1.9 Million Powerball® Ticket Sold at CA-NV Stateline!

SACRAMENTO – It’s happened again! Another millionaire has been created after a trip to the California-Nevada border! The lucky Lottery player matched five of six numbers in last night’s Powerball draw to win $1,999,845!  The ticket w...

Southern California

February 1, 2018

Wonderful Start for San Diego County Winners

SACRAMENTO – The new year is getting off to a wonderful start for a couple in the small mountain community of Julian in San Diego County. They claimed a winning Mega Millions® ticket worth nearly $1.3 million! Vanna Jennings and Jesu...

Southern California

January 30, 2018

Winner Claims Fantastic Prize on San Francisco Ticket

SACRAMENTO – One California Lottery player is starting the year off right. Meiying Wang is coming into 2018 nearly a half-million dollars richer after claiming a Fantasy 5 ticket that hit the jackpot in the drawing on December 14, 2017. T...

Northern California

January 29, 2018

Hasty Break Leads to $1 Million in San Jose!

SACRAMENTO – The saying, “When you gotta go, you gotta go,” means a lot more to a lucky California Lottery player. You see, when nature called, Vincent Anchondo wound up making a stop that led to a life-changing win. Here’s what happ...

Northern California

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