SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) — Just because a scratcher is available doesn’t mean the top prize is still available.
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“It’s very infrequent that there would be zero, but there could be a few retail locations that the tickets haven’t been cleared from the shelf yet,” Alex Traverso of the California Lottery said.