California Lottery

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

California Lottery Sales Top $5 Billion For First Time

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.

10/19/2014

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Milpitas Woman Wins $5 Million With 4th Lottery Scratcher Ever Purchased

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.

10/10/2014

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San Mateo Nail Technician Claims His $228.4 Million Powerball Jackpot In Hayward

California’s latest multi-millionaire from San Mateo has claimed his massive $228.4 million jackpot.

09/26/2014

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Woman Claims $469,000 MegaMillions Prize Sold In San Leandro Liquor Store

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.

06/21/2014

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Retired Oakland Woman Wins $1 Million From Scratchers Lottery Ticket

A retired Oakland woman who enjoys buying Scratchers tickets is now a millionaire, California Lottery officials said Tuesday.

06/11/2014

A Mega Millions lottery ticket is printed out at Bluebird liquor store on March 29, 2012 in Hawthorne, California. The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a record high of $540 million.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

$469K Mega Millions Ticket Bought From San Leandro Liquor Store Still Unclaimed 1 Month Later

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.

06/09/2014

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

California Lottery Changes Lead To Brisk Sales

After years of losing revenue, the California Lottery is once again booming and selling tickets at a brisk pace.

04/24/2014

Milpitas winner of the California Lottery Powerball game poses with a check showing his winnings. (California Lottery)

Winner Of $425 Million Powerball Ticket Bought In Milpitas Comes Forward

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.

04/01/2014

Mahendra KC, a 50-year-old immigrant from Nepal, won $1.9 million during a Mega Millions drawing on March 18, 2014. KC bought the ticket from Huntington Liquor in San Bruno. (California Lottery)

San Francisco Cab Driver Claims $1.9M Mega Millions Lottery Prize

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.

03/21/2014

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Winners Of $400M Mega Millions Jackpot Outside California, $1.9M Ticket Sold In San Bruno

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.

03/18/2014

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