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Mike Bond, Information Officer I

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Greg Parashak, Information Officer I

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OCTOBER 5 - Nearly $800 Million up for Grabs Right Now as CA Lottery Announces Newest Millionaires

OCTOBER 8 - Lucky Mega Millions® Ticket Sold in Southern California Now Worth More Than $3.1 Million

OCTOBER 13 - California Lottery Announces Record Earnings for Public Education

OCTOBER 15 - Mega Millions® Ticket Sold in San Jose Hits Mega Jackpot!

OCTOBER 18 - Lucky California Lottery Player Came OH SO CLOSE to Hitting a Billion-Dollar Jackpot, Still Walks Away With Millions

OCTOBER 19 - More Than $500 Million up for Grabs for Tonight’s Powerball®!

OCTOBER 21 - Powerball® Jackpot Now Worth $580 Million for Tomorrow’s Draw

OCTOBER 24 - Powerball® Jackpot Increased to $625 Million for Tonight’s Draw

OCTOBER 25 - $38 Million San Diego SuperLotto Plus® Ticket Set to Expire

OCTOBER 26 - Fifth Largest Powerball® Jackpot up for Grabs Tonight With Jackpot Estimated at $700 Million

OCTOBER 27 - Powerball® Jackpot Grows to $800 Million As Two California Tickets Win $1.5 Million!

OCTOBER 27 - ‘A Little Extra Change’ and an Orange Leukemia Awareness Bracelet Leads to a Stunning $2 Million Scratchers® Win!

OCTOBER 27 - Another Central Valley Instant Millionaire Lottery Win!

OCTOBER 28 - California Lottery Receives Last-Minute Claim for $38 Million San Diego SuperLotto Plus® Ticket

OCTOBER 29 - California Public Education Wins Big With More Than $50 Million Raised for Schools Thanks to Growing Powerball® Jackpot, Now an Estimated $825 Million

OCTOBER 31 - *** JACKPOT ALERT *** Nothing Spooky About Tonight’s Powerball® Jackpot – Estimated to be $1 Billion!

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