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California Lottery Data Shows Some Ticket Sellers Winning Dozens, Hundreds Of Times

How many times have you played the lottery and lost? You’d have better luck at the blackjack table. But some people in California are winning hundreds of times, sometimes multiple times a day.

10/31/2014

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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