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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

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

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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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