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Lottery Games May Be Coming To California Gas Pumps

If you’re feeling lucky while filling up your gas tank, soon you may be able to buy a lottery ticket right from the pump in California.

03/30/2014

A customer holds a Powerball ticket and money as he waits in line in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$2.1M Winning Powerball Ticket Purchased In Hayward Store

A California lottery ticket worth more than $2.1 million was sold at a 7-Eleven store in Hayward, Lottery officials said.

03/24/2014

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

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

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

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

Surveillance photo of thieves taking a California Lottery machine from a Lucky supermarket on Mission Blvd. in Fremont on March 1, 2014. (CBS)

Thieves Steal Lotto Vending Machine From Fremont Grocery Store

Some brazen thieves thought they could play the numbers and get lucky by stealing an entire Lotto Scratchers vending machine from a Lucky grocery store in Fremont over the weekend, lottery officials said.

03/04/2014

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Milpitas Store Owners To Get $1M Prize After Selling Winning Powerball Ticket

A Bay Area convenience store that sold the sole winning ticket to the $425 million Powerball jackpot received a $1 million check on Thursday, as state lottery officials waited for the winner of the one of the largest jackpots in U.S. history to come forward.

02/20/2014

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)

Man Claims Huge Mega Millions Jackpot With San Jose Ticket

California Lottery officials say the second of two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot has come forward to claim the prize.

01/03/2014

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

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