Mega Millions

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PowerBall Jackpot Swells To $380 Million – 6th Largest Ever

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.

02/06/2015

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

Winning Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Sold In Alameda

The winning Mega Millions ticket was purchased for $1 at the Maitland Market located at 109 Maitland Drive in Alameda.

11/01/2014

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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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

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

Merces Goncalves claims her Mega Millions prize. (California Lottery)

Los Gatos Woman Plays Fortune Cookie Numbers In Lottery – Wins $421,000

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.

03/23/2014

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

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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

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

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