California    Lottery: Winning numbers, Winners

California Lottery official dismissed amid investigations  Sacramento Bee

Deputy Director of Sales James David Cole's dismissal comes amid ongoing investigations into hiring practices and alleged misconduct by senior lottery ...

Sloppy expenses at California lottery let workers claim unneeded hotels, mileage  Fresno Bee

The California lottery paid unallowable mileage, hotel and travel expenses for sales conferences over four years, State Controller Betty Yee reported. Managers ...

2 San Diegans Win Combined $1.75M in California Lottery Scratchers Games  NBC 7 San Diego

Two San Diego-area residents recently won a lot of scratch by scratching off a couple of very lucky lottery tickets. The California Lottery said Friday that two ...

Audit of California Lottery finds over $305,000 in improper or dubious spending  Los Angeles Times

Among the improper expenses, the lottery agency spent $21666 to give staff logo-branded swag such as T-shirts, backpacks, lip balm and iPad cases, labeling ...

Results Announced for $750M Powerball Jackpot: No Winner in California  KTLA Los Angeles

Powerball players will have the chance to win the fourth-largest lottery jackpot ever in the U.S. when the next drawing is held Wednesday night. The jackpot ...

Powerball Jackpot Grows to $625 Million, Among Largest in U.S. Lottery History  KTLA Los Angeles

The Powerball jackpot soared to an estimated $625 million after no tickets matched all six numbers in the last drawing to claim the grand prize, lottery officials ...

An audit of the California State Lottery shows it's not all going to school  KERO 23ABC News

Following an audit of the California Lottery, the State Controller's Office is accusing the agency of questionable spending of more than $300000.

Winning numbers drawn for $625 million Powerball jackpot  KSBY San Luis Obispo News

The winning numbers have been drawn in Saturday's Powerball jackpot, but the California Lottery says there were no Powerball winners in California.

Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperLotto Plus' game  Plainview Daily Herald

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "SuperLotto Plus" game were: 05-23-27-31-46, Mega ...

$1 million lottery ticket sold at Turlock store  The Turlock Journal

When one of Donna Haney's regular customers at the Turlock convenience store where she works came in on April 1 and told her he had hit it big with a lottery ...

East Bay liquor store made someone $900,000 richer last night after lottery win  SF Gate

A liquor store in a San Leandro strip mall made someone a near-millionaire Tuesday night. Mel's Liquors, at 985 Manor Blvd., sold a winning Mega Millions ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game  Plainview Daily Herald

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:12 Lucky Charms-2nd:1 ...

Man Wins $750K From Mystery Crossword Scratcher Bought at San Juan Capistrano Liquor Store  KTLA Los Angeles

A man who bought a mystery scratcher in San Juan Capistrano worth $750000 has come forward to claim his prize, officials from the California Lottery said ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game  Fairfield Citizen

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 02-06-07-27-32 ...

State Controller calls out California Lottery over unauthorised spending  Gaming Intelligence

California's State Controller has uncovered more than $304,000 in prohibited and questionable spending by lottery officials following an audit. The audit ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game  San Francisco Chronicle

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 4-4-5-3 (four, four, five, three) ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game  Plainview Daily Herald

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 8-3-5. (eight, three, five).

California State Controller Says Lottery Mismanagement Allows for Poor Spending Practices  Sierra Sun Times

April 10, 2019 - SACRAMENTO — State Controller Betty T. Yee on Tuesday published a report of her team's audit of the California Lottery's office revolving fund ...

Surveillance video shows man stealing lottery display case from Visalia liquor store  KFSN-TV

This past December, the store sold a Scratcher worth $5 million.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game  Albany Times Union

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 0-3-1. (zero, three, one).

Yosemite Valley’s only campground that didn’t require reservations has new online lottery  San Luis Obispo Tribune

Yosemite Valley no longer has a first-come, first-serve campground for the summer. That used to be Camp 4, but now from late May to early September, visitors ...

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Central Valley man wins $5 million off lottery ticket  KRON4

A Tulare County, California man is $5 million richer after winning big with a lottery ticket.

He allegedly thought he stole a $10K lotto ticket from his roommate. It was actually worth $10 million, police say  USA TODAY

A man allegedly stole his roommate's winning scratch-off lottery ticket, and when he tried to cash in, he learned it wasn't actually worth $10,000 but rather $10 ...

California Lottery spent thousands on pens that look like baseball bats. Did it need them?  Sacramento Bee

The California Lottery approved questionable expenses for its 2017 sales conferences and seminars. Its internal audit now is part of a broader investigation by ...

California Lottery cops questioned a $2 million jackpot. Then they lost their jobs.  East Bay Times

The California State Lottery has paid more than $500,000 to settle lawsuits filed by two former investigators who claimed they were fired for calling attention to ...

Money rolls in for California Lottery despite scrutiny, conflict  Merced Sun-Star

The California State Lottery is earning more money than ever, but it's also coming under new scrutiny as it heads toward a ninth consecutive year of revenue ...

David&Goliath wins $295M California Lottery account  Campaign US

The West Coast agency retains it for another five years and vows to make brand number one lottery in America. David&Goliath has won California Lottery's ...

After bawdy photos, California Lottery workers demand resignations  The Fresno Bee

Five California Lottery employees asked the California Lottery Commission on Sept. 20, 2018 to force the resignation of several senior department executives.

1 ticket in Northern CA matches 5 of 6 Mega Millions numbers, CA Lottery says  KABC-TV

The California Lottery said there were no Mega Millions jackpot winners in the state, but one ticket sold in Northern California matched five of six numbers.

CA Lottery may not be fulfilling its promise to help fund local schools, here's why:  KMPH Fox 26

Millions play and billions of dollars are made each year through the California Lottery but the money made may not be going where it's supposed to. The houses ...

Letter: California Lottery funding rule change still hurting schools  The Mercury News

At least 34 percent of all monies taken in was to go to public education in the state. Sounds pretty good, huh?

Check those tickets – here are the winning numbers for $1 billion Mega Million jackpot  The News & Observer

The winning numbers for the $1 billion California Mega Millions jackpot — the third largest in US history — were announced Tuesday night.

Visalia liquor store sells $5 million winning scratcher  Visalia Times-Delta

Within a year, a Visalia store sells second $5 million winning scratcher.

Farmworker wins $2 million with lottery ticket bought in Greenfield  The Salinas Californian

Calderon purchased the winning Scratchers ticket at Greenfield Market at 348 El Camino Real in Greenfield.

California Lottery officials seen in bawdy photos sent to governor: report  Fox News

Photos of bawdy behavior – including one of a man in a bar with his head inside a woman's shirt – were recently sent to California Gov. Jerry Brown from a ...

$500K winning California Lottery Fantasy 5 ticket sold in Chula Vista  10News

CHULA VISTA (KGTV) – Someone woke up Monday morning a half-million dollars richer. And they probably don't know it. A California Lottery Fantasy 5 ticket ...

California lottery winner admits to scamming friends  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

A California woman who won $5.2 million in a lottery has pleaded guilty in federal court in South Dakota to scamming six people in the wake of her win.

Monterey County farm worker wins $2 million playing California Lottery scratchers  KTVU San Francisco

California has a new millionaire: A 64-year-old Monterey County farm worker who says he paused to bless himself before scratching off the 10th word needed ...

Report: California Lottery sales are booming but schools aren't seeing any more money  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Contributions to California schools from the state lottery are unchanged from 12 years ago, despite revenue that has soared in recent years thanks to enormous ...

Rowdy party complaint prompts California Lottery to cancel sales meeting  Merced Sun-Star

The California Lottery is postponing a planned sales conference in the wake of an anonymous employee's recent complaint to Gov. Jerry Brown about senior ...

California Lottery employees demand executive resignations over alleged misconduct  The Santa Rosa Press Democrat

SACRAMENTO — Five California Lottery employees on Thursday demanded the resignation of senior department executives amid an investigation into alleged ...

Exclusive: 11 winners identified for $543 million lottery jackpot — coworkers at Wells Fargo in San Jose  The Mercury News

Eleven people in office pool at San Jose Wells Fargo branch won the $543 million Mega Millions jackpot,

Winning ticket for largest jackpot in California Lottery history sold in San Jose  KTVU San Francisco

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - In the coming weeks, the California Lottery could begin paying a state resident more than half a billion dollars. This, after an unnamed ...

Want to boost your chances of winning the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot? Try the ‘luckiest’ lottery outlet in California  East Bay Times

As with real estate, buying a winning lotto ticket is all about location, location, location. Or at least it was for the winners of six jackpot tickets over a million dollars ...

Helen Brean is one of four California Lottery officers who lost their jobs after questioning a $1.9 million payment in 2016.  Sacramento Bee

Helen Brean is one of four California Lottery officers who lost their jobs after questioning a $1.9 million payment in 2016.

Check your ticket – here are the winning numbers for $620 million Powerball jackpot  Merced Sun-Star

Here are the winning numbers for the $602.5 million Powerball lottery jackpot — the third largest in US history, which were announced Wednesday night, ...

Ticket Winning $36 Million SuperLotto Plus Jackpot Sold in Murrieta  KTLA Los Angeles

A ticket winning a $36 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot was sold in Murrieta, officials said. The ticket was bought at the ampm at 39460 Murrieta Hot Springs Road ...

Mega Millions lottery ticket matching 5 of 6 numbers bought in San Francisco  San Francisco Chronicle

A Mega Millions lottery ticket matching all but the Mega number was purchased in San Francisco, lottery officials announced Tuesday night. CBS San Francisco ...

A Mega Millions lottery winner is selling his California mountain estate for $26 million — and the massive property comes with a buffalo ranch, steakhouse, and saloon  Business Insider

The estate includes a 16000-square-foot house with a sauna and a 17-seat movie theater, as well as a buffalo ranch, steakhouse, and a saloon.

Lottery ticket worth $18,000 sold in San Diego  FOX 5 San Diego

A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, in Wednesday evening's SuperLotto Plus drawing was sold at a San Diego convenience store and is ...

Suspects seen removing California Lottery kiosk from supermarket: police  Fox News

Two men seen on video may have been trying to improve their odds of hitting a big jackpot.

$2.6 million unclaimed lottery ticket sold at Super Food Mart in Bakersfield  The Bakersfield Californian

A winning $2.6 million Powerball lottery ticket was sold at Super Food Mart in northeast Bakersfield, the California Lottery announced Wednesday.

The California Lottery is setting sales records, but contributions to education haven't kept pace  Marketplace APM

The California Lottery is breaking sales records. This year, revenues will soar to an estimated $6.9 billion. The recent boom has been fueled by a wave of ...

Did you win? $36-million lottery ticket sold at Murrieta gas station  Los Angeles Times

The winner has 180 days from the drawing date to claim the prize.

CA Lottery Draws Hispanic Marketing RFP - Thu., Feb. 7, 2019  O'Dwyer's PR News

The California State Lottery has issued a Request for Proposal for agencies providing Hispanic marketing services.

This El Segundo liquor store sold a $1 million lottery ticket and the winner was ‘freaking out’  The Daily Breeze

When a man found out he won a $1 million prize on a California Lottery scratch-off in El Segundo, his reaction was, well, understandable. “He was freaking out,” ...

Man accused of stealing roommate's $10 million lottery ticket  KTRK-TV

Authorities have arrested a California man they say tried to steal his roommate's $10 million winning lottery ticket.

California lottery releases 'check-a-ticket' mobile feature  10News

The California Lottery released a new mobile app, "Check-A-Ticket," that allows players to check their tickets from the comfort of wherever they are.

California Lottery employees decry lewd and fraudulent behavior of senior executives  Sacramento Bee

Veteran Lottery employees demand resignations of senior department executives on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, after an anonymous whistleblower sent a letter to ...

California Lottery: The Gift is in the Giving by David&Goliath  The Drum

California Lottery continues its tradition of encouraging people to give Scratchers as gifts to both friends and acquaintances (18 and older), especially to those ...

California Lottery Sales Are Shattering Records — But Schools Aren't Hitting The Jackpot  KPCC

That not only breaks a record, it more than doubles the amount from just a few years before. The California Lottery's revenues now top those at Fortune 500 ...

California Lottery: May the Best Dream Win by David&Goliath  The Drum

A new campaign for the California Lottery spends its time on dreamers and the little – or big – things people would do if they won the SuperLottoPlus game.

Winning $440K Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Sold in Palmdale; Friday’s Draw Increases to $548M  KTLA Los Angeles

Someone who bought a lottery ticket in Palmdale on Tuesday matched five of the six winning numbers that are worth more than $440000. The mystery winner ...

Mega Millions Results: Winning numbers drawn for $1.6 billion jackpot  WLS-TV

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is at a record $1.6 billion. It would be the largest jackpot prize in U.S. history and comes with a cash option ...

What Happens if Your Roommate Steals Your $10 Million Lottery Ticket?  Slate

On Dec. 20, a man in Vacaville, California, walked into a grocery store, bought a $30 scratch-off lottery ticket, and thought he had won $10,000. He brought the ...

Powerball jackpot climbs to $495 million  The Mercury News

The jackpot for the next Powerball drawing now stands at $495 million after no one matched all six numbers Wednesday night. The prize is the eighth largest in ...

Mega Millions Swells To $868M After No Winner Tuesday  CBS Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (CBS News/CBSLA) – The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to a whopping $868 million for Friday night's drawing. That's a record for the game ...

Here are the states with the most Mega Millions jackpot winners  ABC News

Last week's Mega Millions jackpot winner may have been in California, but when it comes to selling the most winning tickets, New York walks away with the top ...

Lottery tests 'Instant Winnings' in Sacramento  ABC10.com KXTV

The pilot program is being tested only at the Lottery's Sacramento District Office.

California woman who won $5.2 million lottery admits to scamming people  The Mercury News

RAPID CITY, S.D. — A California woman who won $5.2 million in a lottery has pleaded guilty in federal court in South Dakota to scamming six people in the ...

Powerball ticket with five matching numbers reportedly sold in Bakersfield  KERO 23ABC News

A Powerball ticket with five matching numbers was sold at a gas station in Downtown Bakersfield, according to the California Lottery. The ticket was reportedly ...

This Hanford man just won the lottery, then she hit a jackpot  The Fresno Bee

Two people in love hit the jackpot on one lottery ticket, the California Lottery said. Fred Bastardo of Hanford — seen smiling ear to ear in a photo provided by the ...

4 months later, winner of $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot claims prize  10News

How long would you wait to claim a winning lottery ticket for a $1.5 billion jackpot? For someone in South Carolina, it took more than four months.

$12K SuperLotto Plus Winning Ticket Sold in La Mesa  Times of San Diego

A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Mega number in Wednesday evening's SuperLotto Plus drawing was sold at a La Mesa liquor store.

Mega Millions: Winning Ticket for $1.6 Billion Jackpot Sold in South Carolina, But Not All Results Are In  KTLA Los Angeles

No new billionaires were minted in California during Tuesday night's record $1.6-billion Mega Millions drawing, but a ticket winning the jackpot was sold in ...

Winning Mega Millions ticket worth $543M sold in California  Chicago Sun-Times

The winner or winners have not yet claimed the prize to a $543 million Mega Millions lottery ticket, the ticket of which was sold at Ernie's Liquors in San Jose, ...

Search On For Two Men Who Stole A Lottery Machine From A Grocery Store  CBS Sacramento

DAVIS (CBS13) — Davis Police are looking to the public to find two suspects who stole a State Lottery kiosk out of a Safeway early Wednesday morning.

CA Lottery: Gilroy College Student Wins $1 Million  Gilroy, CA Patch

CA Lottery: Gilroy College Student Wins $1 Million - Gilroy, CA - The 19-year-old won $1 million off a Scratcher ticket he purchased at a South Bay gas station, ...

Person who bought Mega Millions ticket in Rancho Cucamonga will get more than $500000  Fontana Herald-News

A person who bought a Mega Millions ticket in Rancho Cucamonga wasn't the $1.5 billion jackpot winner, but will still walk away with more than $500000, ...

Murrieta Store Sells Sole $36 Million Winning Lotto Ticket  Murrieta, CA Patch

Murrieta Store Sells $36M Winning Lotto Ticket - Murrieta, CA - The odds of winning the jackpot are one in 41416353​.

In California, legal gambling’s bets don’t produce big jackpots for state government  Los Angeles Times

There was a time when California officials thought legal gambling would pay off big for government budgets. These days, revenues from casinos to the state ...

$1.7M Lottery Ticket Sold in Corning  Action News Now

A winning lottery ticket worth $1.7 million for the Mega Millions jackpot was sold in the city of Corning, according to an email sent by the California Lottery.

Numbers Drawn For $425 Million Mega Millions Jackpot  KTLA Los Angeles

The numbers have been announced in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing, with a jackpot of $425 million at stake. The winning numbers were: 34, 44, 57, 62, ...

Heres How Much Gilroy Schools Get From California Lottery  Gilroy, CA Patch

GILROY, CA — As the Gilroy Unified School District school board and others across the state are finalizing next year's budgets before the June deadline, they ...

San Diego Explained: The Lottery Isn't a Jackpot for San Diego Schools  Voice of San Diego

On this week's San Diego Explained, NBC 7's Catherine Garcia highlights VOSD's coverage of California Lottery money that ends up in San Diego schools.

California man scratches lotto tickets until he wins $750000  Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

A California man was so set on finding a winning scratch-off lottery ticket he decided he wasn't going to leave the store until he won.

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Riverside County  Patch.com

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Riverside County - Banning-Beaumont, CA - A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Mega number, in Wednesday evening's ...

California Lottery tries to stop San Jose scratcher thefts  Sacramento Bee

The California Lottery is trying to halt a string of thefts in San Jose in which someone stole scratcher tickets before they reached the retailers who ordered them.

Spontaneous office pool wins $543 million lottery jackpot  WSET

A group of California co-workers who decided to play the lottery on a whim won last month's $543 million Mega Millions jackpot, the largest prize ever on a ...

Feeling lucky? A half-billion dollars is up for grabs in tonight’s Mega Millions lottery  The Mercury News

For the fifth time in the history of the Mega Millions multi-state lottery, the jackpot has surpassed a half-billion dollars, California Lottery officials announced ...

This California mansion and buffalo farm owned by $180 million lottery winner is now for sale  Sacramento Bee

A California construction executive who won a $180 million lottery is selling his ridge-top mansion and 865-acre property in Santa Barbara County for $26 ...

Lottery Ticket Worth $213,817 Sold Near Culver City  Patch.com

Lottery Ticket Worth $213K Sold Near Culver City - Culver City, CA - The Mega Millions ticket was sold at a gas station on the Los Angeles-Culver City border.

It’s a double $5 million whammy for Bay Area lottery winners  The Mercury News

Two Bay Area lottery ticket buyers have each won a $5-million prize.

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At LA Gas Station  Studio City, CA Patch

Winning Lottery Ticket Sold At LA Gas Station - Studio City, CA - Are you holding the winning Mega Millions lottery ticket?

Powerball Jackpot Climbs to Estimated $550 Million Ahead of Next Drawing on Wednesday  KTLA Los Angeles

One of the largest jackpots in Powerball history -- an estimated $550 million -- will be up for grabs in the next drawing on Wednesday. The grand prize climbed ...

Mega Millions ticket matching 5 of 6 numbers sold in Santa Ana  fox5sandiego.com

A Mega Millions ticket matching five numbers but missing the Mega number in Friday night's drawing was sold at a convenience store in Santa Ana, California ...

California Man Nabs $750,000 Lottery Jackpot After Refusing to Leave Store Until He Scored Win  Inside Edition

A California man wasn't going to take no for answer when it came to winning the lottery. Fred Bastardo visited El Rachero Liquor in Hanford, California, to buy a ...

SLO store sold a winning Mega Millions lottery ticket  The San Luis Obispo Tribune

One of 8 winning California Lottery tickets with 5 out of 6 Mega Millions numbers was sold at the San Luis Obispo Quick Stop on Broad Street. It's worth more ...

Mega Millions Lottery Winner Is Selling His Massive California Mansion for $26 Million  The Epoch Times

A Mega Millions jackpot winner is selling his California estate for $26 million, according to reports. Rick Knudsen won the $180 million California Mega Millions ...