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California Lottery Sales Top $5B 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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Calif. Store Sells $60 Million Powerball Ticket

A Powerball ticket sold at a store in San Bernardino County matches all six numbers in this weekend’s drawing to win $60 million.

07/20/2014

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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.

03/31/2014

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Fortunate Cookie Wins California Woman $421K

A cookie didn’t just tell a Northern California woman’s fortune, it won her one.

03/23/2014

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Sacramento-Area Store Sells $60M Powerball Ticket

A lottery player in Sacramento County has hit the jackpot in Saturday night’s $60 million Powerball drawing.

03/02/2014

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Milpitas Gas Station That Sold Winning Mega Millions Ticket Getting $1 Million

A Northern California 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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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.

01/03/2014

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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.

12/20/2013

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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.

12/18/2013

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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.

12/18/2013

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Why Do Mega Millions Players Think They Can Defy The Odds?

It’s the ultimate fantasy: Walk into a store, plunk down a dollar, and with nothing but luck – really extraordinary luck – you win a giant lottery.

12/17/2013

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Many Local Hopefuls Vying For $425M Powerball Jackpot

Cross your fingers, put on your lucky socks and think happy thoughts if you want to be the winner in Wednesday’s $425 million Powerball jackpot.

08/07/2013

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