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Los Altos Man Has Big Plans For $1.3 Million Casino Win

A Los Altos man who recently hit the jackpot at a Northern California says he is no longer worried about debt, instead focusing on a Mexican cruise with his girlfriend and how to spend his retirement.

10/23/2014

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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

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

$70 Million SuperLotto Winner Comes Forward After Buying Ticket In SF Safeway Store

After more than a month, the man who won a $70 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot in San Francisco has come forward to claim his winnings, according to the California Lottery.

06/25/2014

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Despite Available Scratchers, Top Prizes Gone From Some California Games

Just because a scratcher is available doesn’t mean the top prize is still available.

06/12/2014

A Mega Millions lottery ticket (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Looking For Lottery Luck? Here Are The 5 Winningest Bay Area Lotto Sellers

Rule changes to the Mega Millions draw and a the introduction of Powerball in California have led to some of the biggest jackpots in history lately. Is there a method to the madness? A way to find an edge on other ticket-holders? Probably not, but that won’t stop us from trying.

03/18/2014

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

South Bay Mega Millions Winner Still A Mystery

While the identity of the person who purchased one of two Mega Millions lottery winning tickets is a mystery, lottery officials say big prize winners often delay coming forward until after getting advice.

12/20/2013

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

Still No Sign Of San Jose Jackpot Winner 2 Days After Drawing

Mystery still surrounds the identity of one of two jackpot winners of the near-record $636 million Mega Millions lottery drawing.

12/19/2013

A San Jose store owner receives a check for selling a winning lotto ticket. (CBS)

San Jose Store Owner Cashes In On Lotto Sale; Mega Millions Winner A Mystery

The owner of a gift store in East San Jose where a person bought a lottery ticket to split a $648 million Mega Millions jackpot was awarded $1
million by the California State Lottery, a lottery spokeswoman said.

12/18/2013

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

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