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California Lottery: Play At The Pump Has Limits To Prevent Abuse

The Play at the Pump program allows people to use a credit or debit card to play several lotto games without ever stepping into the gas station.


SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 17:  A customer holds $140 worth of Powerball tickets that he just purchased on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  People are lining up to purchase $2 Powerball tickets as the multi-state jackpot hits $600 million.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Lottery, Gas Stations Let Drivers Play At The Pump

Play At The Pump allows customers to buy Quick Pick tickets from the pump with a credit or debit card, rather than stopping inside a convenience store to buy tickets.



California Lottery Wants To Make Tickets Available At The Pump

The California Lottery wants to make it easier for you to buy tickets by making them available through a device all of us use.


Californians line up to play the lottery. (Credit: CBS13)

California Lottery Seeing Resurgence As More Money Going Into Prize Pool

More people are playing California’s lottery after years of decline because more money is being pumped back into the prize pool and that has increased the jackpots.


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2nd Winner Of $636M Mega Millions Lottery Jackpot Comes Forward

California Lottery officials say the second of two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot has come forward to claim the prize.



Calif. Mega Millions Lottery Winner Still Hasn’t Claimed Prize

While the identity of the person who purchased one of two Mega Millions lottery winning tickets is a mystery, lottery officials said Friday that big prize winners often delay coming forward until after getting advice.


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San Jose Store Owner Who Sold Winning Mega Millions Ticket To Get $1M

The San Jose store owner who sold a winning ticket for the Mega Millions jackpot says he expects the news to boost his business.


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Lucky Mega Millions Lotto Tickets Sold In Atlanta, San Jose

Two lucky winning tickets were sold in Tuesday’s near-record $636 million Mega Millions drawing: one at a tiny newsstand in Atlanta, and the other more than 2,000 miles away in California.


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Powerball Ticket Sold In West Sacramento Wins $487,000

A Powerball ticket worth $487,000 was sold at a West Sacramento gas station.


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Lottery Ticket Sold In Orangevale Hits For $427,749 In Mega Millions Game

A ticket sold in an Orangevale 7-Eleven store hit it big in the Mega Millions drawing Friday night, matching five of six numbers. That means the lucky buyer who paid $1 is holding a ticket worth $427,749.



Galt Man Wins $1M Off Lottery Scratcher Ticket

A simple scratch satisfies the itch as a local lottery player hits the Christmas jackpot.



Commission Unanimously Approves Adding Powerball To California Lottery

It’s too late for California residents to try to cash in on this week’s $588 million Powerball jackpot, but state lottery commissioners voted Thursday to start selling tickets for the game next year.