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Jenny's Gifts in San Jose. The store sold a winning ticket to a $636 million Mega Millions lottery jackpot that was drawn on December 17, 2013. (CBS)

Winning Ticket From $636M Mega Millions Jackpot Sold In San Jose

Lottery officials say winning tickets have been sold in the Bay Area and Georgia for the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history.

12/17/2013

A customer buys Mega Millions lottery tickets. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Hot Ticket Sales Push Mega Millions Jackpot Near All-Time Record

Have you ever had identical quadruplets? Your odds of doing that are 15 times better than winning tonight’s mega millions jackpot with a single ticket. Still, the tickets are selling quickly and raising the jackpot to a near-record.

12/17/2013

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

No Mega Millions Winner, Jackpot Now $550 Million

Nobody hit the $425 million jackpot in the Mega Millions lottery game played in California and dozens of other states Friday night, pushing the prize even higher for next week’s drawing.

12/14/2013

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Numbers Drawn For $448 Million Powerball Jackpot

The winning numbers have been drawn for the $448 million Powerball jackpot.

08/07/2013

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Estimated $425 Million Up For Grabs In Wednesday Powerball Draw

It’s a few hundred million short of the record jackpot, but Wednesday’s Powerball payoff of an estimated $425 million deserves some serious consideration.

08/07/2013

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Million Dollar Lotto Ticket Sold At Milpitas Gas Station

A lottery ticket worth more than $1.1 million was sold at a Milpitas gas station, lottery officials announced.

CBS San Francisco–08/05/2013

A man prints out a lottery ticket. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose Couple Wins $289,000 State Lottery Jackpot

A San Jose woman who with her husband won a $289,471 state lottery jackpot Sunday said she thought it was another one of his pranks when he started screaming they had won, lottery officials said.

07/17/2013

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Lottery Ticket Worth $2.6 Million Sold In San Francisco

A California Lottery ticket worth $2,623,314 was sold at a San Francisco market, lottery officials announced.

07/14/2013

A sign shows the Powerball jackpot at $600 million. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

1 Winning Ticket For $600 Million Powerball Jackpot

Lottery officials announced the winning numbers in Saturday night’s $600 million Powerball drawing.

05/18/2013

Angel Roblero holds a Powerball ticket that he just purchased on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California. People are lining up to purchase $2 Powerball tickets as the multi-state jackpot hits $600 million. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Powerball Lottery Jackpot Soars To Record $600 Million

The numbers sum up the frenzy that has taken over the Golden State since it joined the madness over Powerball, which has seen its jackpot soar to $600 million for Saturday’s drawing.

05/17/2013

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