You might want to start bringing an extra buck or two to work each day. The latest PowerBall pool is big enough that your co-workers are about to start hitting you up to join the office pool.
The winning Mega Millions ticket was purchased for $1 at the Maitland Market located at 109 Maitland Drive in Alameda.
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.
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.
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.
The California Lottery said Sunday that Merces Goncalves used the numbers found inside a fortune cookie to win over $421,000 in the Mega Millions game.
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.
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.
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.
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.