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.
California’s latest multi-millionaire from San Mateo has claimed his massive $228.4 million jackpot.
A lucky ticket holder in San Mateo matched all six numbers to win a $225 million Powerball jackpot that was drawn Wednesday night.
California Lottery officials said B. Raymond Buxton, a Northern California retiree, claimed the prize at the California Lottery headquarters in Sacramento. Buxton was wearing a shirt that featured a picture of Yoda and read, “Luck of the Jedi I have,” according to lottery officials.
A California lottery ticket worth more than $2.1 million was sold at a 7-Eleven store in Hayward, Lottery officials said.
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.
A winning ticket for Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery jackpot was sold at a gas station in Santa Clara County, according to lottery officials.
The winning numbers have been drawn for the $448 million Powerball jackpot.
It’s a few hundred million short of the record jackpot, but Wednesday’s Powerball payoff of an estimated $425 million deserves some serious consideration.