California    Lottery: Winning numbers, Winners

SuperLotto Plus Jackpot Ticket Worth $72 Million Sold at Ralphs in Mid-Wilshire Area  KTLA Los Angeles

Lottery officials on Thursday are seeking the lucky player who purchased a jackpot-winning SuperLotto Plus ticket worth $72 million at a Ralph's supermarket in ...

California Lottery earns $7 billion a year. But are schools getting a fair share?  Sacramento Bee

The California State Lottery is earning about $7 billion per year in revenue. Is $2 billion for schools enough to satisfy state law? Legislators direct state auditor to ...

Mega Millions Numbers For 08/16/19: Friday Jackpot Was An Estimated $70 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 08/16/19 is $70 million, with a cash-value option of $49 million. Tonight's drawing took place at 11 p.m. ET. Here are the numbers.

It's time to get rid of the lottery  The Outline

States should not rely on a scam to fund much-needed services.

Mega Millions Numbers For 08/13/19: Tuesday Jackpot is $65 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 08/13/19 is $65 million, with a cash-value option of $44.7 million. The drawing has been held, and here are the numbers.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game  Middletown Press

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Thursday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 4-2-7. (four, two, seven).

Lucky Mega Millions Ticket Worth $1.4 Million Sold at 7-Eleven in San Jose  NBC Bay Area

A lucky lottery player who purchased a Mega Millions ticket is San Jose is now the winner of $1.4 million prize.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game  Westport News

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:7 Eureka-2nd:5 California ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'SuperLotto Plus' game  Houston Chronicle

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "SuperLotto Plus" game were: 19-25-28-34-39, Mega ...

Man Caught on Camera Stealing $15,000 Worth of Lottery Tickets, Cash from Roseville Store  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

ROSEVILLE -- A man broke into a liquor store in Roseville and stole $15000 worth of Lottery tickets and cash. Around 3:40 a.m. Wednesday, investigators say ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game  Westport News

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 4-0-7. (four, zero, seven).

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game  Westport News

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 0-6-4-0. (zero, six, four, zero).

Mega Millions Numbers For 08/20/19: Tuesday Jackpot is $79 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 08/20/19 has climbed to $79 million, and the drawing has been held. Here are the numbers for Tuesday night. First Five: ...

$1.4 Million Lottery Jackpot Won From 7-Eleven In San Jose  Patch.com

Million Lottery Jackpot Won From SJ 7-Eleven - Campbell, CA - The man grabbed all five numbers for Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing but missed the Mega No ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game  Middletown Press

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 05-06-17-20-33. (five, six ...

Lottery ticket worth $161,000 sold at Antioch gas station  East Bay Times

The player got all five Fantasy 5 game numbers Sunday night.

Mega Millions Numbers For 08/06/19: Tuesday Jackpot is $55 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 08/06/19 moved on up to $55 million, and the drawing for tonight is scheduled for 11 p.m. ET. Here are the numbers for Tuesday:.

Mega Millions lottery: Did you win Friday's $40M Mega Millions drawing? Live results, winning numbers (07/26/2019)  NJ.com

The Mega Millions jackpot for Friday's lottery drawing is worth $40 million with a cash option of $25.8 million. The winning numbers were: 4, 6, 11, 43, 48.

Powerball lottery: Did you win Wednesday's $63M Powerball drawing? Winning numbers, live results (07/24/2019)  NJ.com

The winning Powerball lottery numbers are drawn Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at 11 p.m. The Powerball jackpot drawing today (07/24/2019) is worth an ...

Lottery Jackpot; Chipmunk Hitchhiker Rescued: Saturday Smiles  Pleasanton, CA Patch

Our Saturday Smiles Stories Will Make Your Day - Pleasanton, CA - Wente's restaurant reopens; goal exceeded to replace torched East Bay playground and ...

Woman Wins $750,000 from Scratcher Purchased at Galt 7-Eleven  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

GALT– A woman is $750000 richer, minus taxes of course, after she claimed the winning Mystery Crossword scratcher from a 7-Eleven store in Galt in ...

California Lottery director steps down amid controversy, pressure from governor’s office  Los Angeles Times

Hugo Lopez stepped down as director of the California Lottery on Friday, apparently forced out of the job by the governor's office following a string of ...

California Lottery director resigns after reports of scandal, lavish spending  Fox News

The director of the California State Lottery resigned Friday, effective immediately, nearly a year after a letter to then-Gov. Jerry Brown accused the Lottery's ...

$530M winning lotto ticket sold in San Diego  fox5sandiego.com

Posted 6:57 AM, June 8, 2019, by City News *Service* and FOX 5 Digital Team, Updated at 10:48PM, June 8, 2019. Share this: Facebook · Twitter · Reddit ...

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

California Lottery officials tallied more than $305,000 in improper or questionable spending over the last four years that included travel, food, gifts to employees ...

Column: The California lottery, public schools and the mystery of the ‘missing’ money  Los Angeles Times

The lottery was never intended to save public schools, and it hasn't.

Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in New Hampshire  WMUR Manchester

A winning Mega Millions lottery ticket was sold in New Hampshire.

Former tribal lobbyist named as new California Lottery director amid investigations  Sacramento Bee

Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed tribal lobbyist Alva Vernon Johnson as the new director of the California State Lottery Monday, after former director Hugo Lopez ...

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 ...

Woman Claims $2.5M Lottery Prize From Ticket Sold in South El Monte  KTLA Los Angeles

First of fall, Linda Vo said she plans to pay off her house. The woman claimed a $2.5 million prize this week after a Mega Millions lottery ticket she bought at a ...

California Lottery Boss Resigns Overspending  Radar Online

The California lottery boss has resigned amid allegations that his staffers wildly overspent and indulged in bawdy behavior.

California Lottery Officials Release Name of $2.4 Million Powerb  KTVN

California Lottery officials have released the name of the man who bought the winning $2.4 million Powerball ticket this past May in Lassen County.

Lottery hopefuls already trying luck at store that sold winning ticket  fox5sandiego.com

The business that sold a ticket with all six numbers in Friday's multi-state Mega Millions draw is now getting visits from more lotto winner hopefuls.

California Lottery cops questioned a $2 million jackpot. Then they lost their jobs.  Sacramento Bee

This story originally published on Oct. 9, 2018. The California State Lottery has paid more than $500,000 to settle lawsuits filed by two former investigators who ...

Mega Millions Ticket Worth $2.5M Sold in South El Monte  KTLA Los Angeles

Check your numbers: A Mega Millions ticket worth $2510032 was purchased at a convenience store in South El Monte, lottery officials announced Wednesday.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

The California Lottery spent big money on swag for its sales training conferences last year, according to an internal audit that urged the department to get a ...

SuperLotto Plus Ticket Worth $9,194 Sold in National City  Times of San Diego

A ticket sold at a National City supermarket was among the five in Wednesday evening's SuperLotto Plus drawing with five numbers worth $9194.

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 ...

California man learns $10 million reason not to tell your roommate if you win the lottery, police say  Washington Post

A man in Vacaville, Calif., learned the hard way not to share everything with roommates.

Man claims $1M from lottery scratcher ticket sold in San Diego  fox5sandiego.com

A man claimed a California Lottery Scratchers ticket worth $1 million before taxes that he purchased at a San Diego convenience store, lottery officials ...

Powerball Ticket Sold In San Jose Wins Big Despite Missing One Number  CBS San Francisco

SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) — Those who play the lottery are always hoping the winds of fortune will blow in their direction, and that was true for a 7-Eleven store in San ...

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.

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

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

Lucky Person in Morgan Hill Has 5 of 6 Winning Numbers: CA Lottery  NBC Bay Area

A lucky person in Morgan Hill won a fairly big chunk of the record Mega Millions jackpot in Friday's draw, matching 5 of the 6 numbers on a ticket, according to ...

Two Match-5 Winning Lottery Tickets Sold In Southland  San Clemente, CA Patch

Two Match-5 Winning Lottery Tickets Sold Southland - San Clemente, CA - Two SuperLotto Plus tickets matching 5 numbers, missing the Mega number, were ...

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 ...

Thieves smash into Modesto stores in scratcher heists  KCRA Sacramento

Two Modesto convenience stores said they've been the target of smash-and-grab thieves after one thing -- lottery scratchers.

Luck runs out for California Lottery-winning liquor store  Foothills Sun Gazette

EZ Mart Liquor sold two winning $5 million Scratchers the last two years but was recently robbed of its California Lottery display. @TheSunGazette. VISALIA ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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?

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.

Lottery winner's California estate got a $19 million price cut: Photos  Business Insider

The estate includes a 16000-square-foot house with a private sauna and a 17-seat movie theater, as well as a buffalo ranch with 45 buffalo.

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

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

LIST: The luckiest places to buy your lottery ticket in the Bay Area  KGO-TV

There are thousands of locations in the state of California to buy a lottery ticket. But if you want the best chances to win, you could try these historically lucky Bay ...

Mega Millions results: California lottery winners - 8 tickets sold match 5 of 6 numbers  Express.co.uk

THE Mega Millions jackpot drawn last night was one of the biggest in US lottery history - and while the winning ticket was not found in California, eight of the ...

Mega Millions Numbers For 07/19/19: Friday Jackpot is $154 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 07/19/19 has climbed to $154 million, and the drawing was held 11 p.m. ET. The winning numbers Friday are: 16-18-28-33-67 ...

This South Bay convenience store sold a $1.2 million Powerball ticket  The Mercury News

A Bay Area convenience store sold a winning lottery ticket worth over $1 million in the latest Powerball drawing, according to the California Lottery.

$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 ...

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.

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,” ...

$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 ...

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

This story was originally published on Aug. 15, 2018. The California Lottery is postponing a planned sales conference in the wake of an anonymous employee's ...

Office pool wins biggest California Lottery prize ever — $543 million  SF Gate

The largest prize ever won in the California Lottery — $543 million — has been scooped up by, incredible as it seems, an office pool. Those things never work, ...

Getting Answers: How Thieves Are Looting The Lottery In Modesto  CBS Sacramento

MODESTO (CBS13) — Two Modesto convenience stores have been the target of smash-and-grab burglaries but the thieves are after just one thing: lottery ...

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 ...

Mega Millions Numbers For 07/16/19: Tuesday Jackpot is $137 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 07/16/19 has climbed to $137 million, and the drawing for tonight is scheduled for 11 p.m. ET. The winning jackpot numbers ...

Chilcoot Powerball winner claims his prize  KOLO

SACRAMENTO, CA (KOLO) - The California Lottery reports that a winner has claimed a $2,399,925 prize for a winning Powerball ticket. Mario Ramos-Munoz ...

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.

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 ...

Check those tickets – here are the winning numbers for $638.8 million Powerball jackpot  Sacramento Bee

These are the winning numbers in the $638.8 million Powerball jackpot — the 7th largest in US history. The lottery drawing was Saturday night, March 23, 2019.

Man Buys $1 Million Lottery Scratcher at Fresno 7-Eleven  gvwire.com

A man hit it big at a Fresno 7-Eleven store, purchasing a California Lottery Xtreme Multiplier Scratcher ticket worth $1 million.

Check those tickets – here are the winning numbers for $475 million Mega Millions jackpot  Sacramento Bee

These are the winning numbers in the $475 million Mega Millions jackpot — the seventh-largest in Mega Millions history. The lottery drawing was Tuesday night, ...

California man arrested for alleged theft of roommate's $10-million lottery ticket  WPVI-TV

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

Mega Million causes long lines at California Lottery in Gold Ranch  KRNV My News 4

The mega-millions lottery has a new jackpot of $900-million and many locals are lining up in hopes to win the big bucks at Gold Ranch today. There was no ...

Shopper at WeHo's Pavilions Wins $1 Million on a Lottery Ticket  WEHOville

Sometimes you can find a great deal at the Pavilions supermarket on Santa Monica Boulevard. Just ask Ana Martinez, who won $1 million (before taxes) for her ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

$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.

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers  Lifehacker

Scratchers have always been a thing I've enjoyed buying. I'll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as ...

Mega Millions Numbers For 07/12/19: Friday Jackpot is $121 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 07/12/19 climbed to $121 million, and the drawing for tonight was held for 11 p.m. ET. The numbers drawn for Friday night are: ...

$530M winning lottery ticket still unclaimed  fox5sandiego.com

A lottery ticket worth $530 million that was sold at a Sorrento Valley liquor store remained unclaimed Monday morning, store owners told FOX 5.

$1.537 billion Mega Millions ticket sold in South Carolina  LA Daily News

By JACK JONES and MICHAEL WARREN. COLUMBIA, S.C.— Lottery officials say someone bought a ticket in South Carolina to win the Mega Millions jackpot ...

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 ...

Plumas County $2.3M Powerball Winner Announced  CBS Sacramento

PLUMAS COUNTY (CBS13) — The California Lottery announced Wednesday that the man who purchased the winning Powerball ticket in Chilcoot in May is ...

Why public schools might be better off without the lottery  Los Angeles Times

A retired teacher recalls funding cuts to schools in the years after the lottery passed in 1984.

California Lottery Employees Demand Execs Resign Over Alleged Misconduct  CBS San Francisco

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

Bay Area man charged with stealing roommate’s $10 million lottery ticket released from custody  The Mercury News

A 35-year-old Vacaville man who police say stole his roommate's lottery ticket worth $10 million late last year has been released from custody. Court and Solano ...

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 Is a Scam That’s Totally Worth It  POLITICO

The lottery takes advantage of the poor and unsophisticated. But even the losers are winners.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

San Diego-Area Woman Who Won $5.2 Million Lottery Prize Pleads Guilty to Scamming Others  KTLA Los Angeles

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.

Luck of the draw: Saturday’s winning lottery ticket wasn’t a first for San Jose 7-Eleven  The Mercury News

Are you feeling lucky, like you could win the Powerball jackpot? The San Jose store that sold a winning ticket for Saturday's draw could be all yours.