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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

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

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

Winning Numbers In $425 Million Mega Millions Jackpot Selected

Friday the 13th didn’t deter lottery players in California and dozens of other states, as the jackpot in the Mega Millions game surged to $425 million for the drawing Friday night.

12/13/2013

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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

Michael Garcia, a student at San Jose City College, holds up a check after winning $2.3 million in a Powerball lottery drawing on May 18, 2013. (CBS)

San Jose City College Student Wins $2.3 Million In Powerball Drawing

A San Jose City College student who matched five of the six winning numbers in last week’s Powerball drawing has claimed his millions.

05/23/2013

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