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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

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

A Powerball lottery ticket is printed for a customer at a 7-Eleven store. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Winning Ticket To $225 Million Powerball Jackpot Bought At San Mateo Store

A lucky ticket holder in San Mateo matched all six numbers to win a $225 million Powerball jackpot that was drawn Wednesday night.

09/24/2014

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San Bruno Retiree Wins $150K In Lottery Scratchers Game

A San Bruno retiree has won $150,000 in a California Lottery Scratchers game and plans to save and invest the money.

09/09/2014

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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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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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

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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

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