California Lottery officials say they have had a winning year with annual ticket sales surpassing $5 billion for the first time in the state lottery’s 30-year history.
A Milpitas woman’s once-a-month habit of buying a lottery ticket paid off in a big way last week as she hit the top scratcher jackpot of $5 million.
California’s latest multi-millionaire from San Mateo has claimed his massive $228.4 million jackpot.
A lottery ticket worth nearly half a million dollars that was sold by a liquor store in San Leandro last month has now been claimed, California Lottery officials said Friday.
A retired Oakland woman who enjoys buying Scratchers tickets is now a millionaire, California Lottery officials said Tuesday.
California Lottery officials said Monday they are still seeking a person who bought a ticket worth nearly $469,000 in San Leandro a month ago but has yet to claim their prize.
After years of losing revenue, the California Lottery is once again booming and selling tickets at a brisk pace.
California Lottery officials said B. Raymond Buxton, a Northern California retiree, claimed the prize at the California Lottery headquarters in Sacramento. Buxton was wearing a shirt that featured a picture of Yoda and read, “Luck of the Jedi I have,” according to lottery officials.
Mahendra KC, a 50-year-old immigrant from Nepal, bought the Mega Million Quick Pick ticket from Huntington Liquor in San Bruno for a dollar, lottery officials said Thursday.
The holders of two winning tickets sold outside California will split Tuesday’s estimated $400 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot. Meanwhile, a ticket matching five numbers worth $1.9 million was sold in the Bay Area, according to the California Lottery.