California    Lottery: Winning numbers, Winners

If you hit the $227 million Mega Millions jackpot, here's what you'll pay in taxes  CNBC

While the odds are stacked against players scoring the jackpot — your chance is about 1 in 302 million — the IRS is always a guaranteed eventual winner.

Lottery winner from San Diego claims $522M Mega Millions ticket  Fox Business

A California woman claimed her fortune weeks after buying the winning ticket.

Mega Millions Numbers For 09/20/19: Friday Jackpot is $211 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 09/20/19 is $211 million, with an estimated cash-value option of $143.3 million. The drawing has been held, and here are the ...

Woman claims half-billion-dollar lottery ticket bought in San Diego  fox5sandiego.com

A woman has finally claimed a half-billion-dollar lottery ticket that she bought at a San Diego store in June, California Lottery officials announced Tuesday.

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'Hey, I won. I won!' Man buys winning California Lottery ticket at Greenfield donut shop  The Salinas Californian

After he realized he won, Dominguez threw his arms in the air and yelled, “Hey, I won. I won!”

Mega Millions Numbers For 09/17/19: Tuesday Jackpot is $192 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 09/17/19 is $192 million, and the cash-value option is $130.7 million. The drawing Tuesday night has been held, and here are the ...

$9M California lotto ticket purchased in Woodland  KCRA Sacramento

Lady Luck paid a visit to Northern California this weekend.

Woman comes forward with half-billion-dollar winning lottery ticket bought in San Diego  The San Diego Union-Tribune

Laarni Babel came forward this week to claim a winning $522 million lottery ticket bought in San Diego in June.

Mega Millions Numbers For 09/10/19: Tuesday Jackpot is $154 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 09/10/19 has climbed to $154 million, and the drawing was held at 11 p.m. ET. Checking your numbers? Here they are: First five: ...

Man Wins $2M With Lucky Lottery Scratchers Ticket Bought at Fallbrook Grocery Store  NBC 7 San Diego

A Southern California man recently won $2 million with a lottery ticket purchased in San Diego's North County but, instead of racing to claim his prize, he went on ...

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 3 Midday’ game  Sacramento Bee

The winning numbers in Saturday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 2-3-5. (two, three, five) ...

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 4’ game  Sacramento Bee

The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 5-5-8-3. (five, five, eight, three). ¶ Ticket-holders with all four ...

$9M California Lotto ticket sold at Raley’s Market in Woodland  Daily Democrat

A $9 million California SuperLotto Plus ticket was sold at Woodland's Raley's Market. It's not known when the ticket was purchased at the store or by whom, but it ...

$9 million lottery ticket sold at Northern California grocery store  The Mercury News

It's not known when the ticket was purchased at the store or by whom, but it apparently matched all five numbers as well as the Mega Ball number. The numbers ...

Powerball lottery: Did you win Wednesday's $50M Powerball drawing? Winning numbers, live results (09/11/2019)  NJ.com

The winning Powerball lottery numbers are drawn Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, at 11 p.m. The Powerball jackpot drawing today (09/11/2019) is worth an ...

Mega Millions Numbers For 08/30/19: Friday Jackpot is $113 Million  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot for 08/30/19 is $113 million, with a cash value option of $80.8 million. The drawing was held at 11 p.m. ET, and here are the numbers.

IGT achieves NASPL recertification after California Lottery pilot project  SBC Americas

International Game Technology has received recertification for the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL) Standards Initiative ...

Winning numbers drawn in ‘Daily 3 Evening’ game  Sacramento Bee

The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 3-2-4. (three, two, four). ¶ Ticket-holders with all three ...

Man wins $5 million off winning lottery ticket sold in El Sobrante  KRON4

EL SOBRANTE (KRON) — A man in El Sobrante is $5 million richer after purchasing a winning lottery ticket for only $20 at a market in El Sobrante. The ticket ...

Man claims $2M lottery ticket purchased at North County market  fox5sandiego.com

A local man claimed a California Lottery Scratchers ticket worth $2 million before taxes that he purchased at a Fallbrook market, lottery officials announced ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game  Middletown Press

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:9 Winning Spirit-2nd:4 Big ...

Lotto ticket worth $167,709 sold at Brentwood gas station  East Bay Times

BRENTWOOD — A gas station customer picked all five Fantasy 5 California lottery game numbers Thursday night and won $167,709, officials said Friday.

Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game  Darien Times

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 01-03-13-27-29. (one, three, thirteen ...

Lottery Ticket With Five Numbers Sold in Northern California  MyNewsLA.com

A ticket with five numbers, but missing the Mega number in Friday evening's drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery was sold at a liquor store in ...

AVUHSD gets boost from lottery funds  Antelope Valley Press

LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley Union High School District got a one-time $675841 bonus from the California Lottery at the end of the 2018-19 fiscal year.

Winning numbers drawn in ‘SuperLotto Plus’ game  Sacramento Bee

The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "SuperLotto Plus" game were: 05-07-22-23-27, Mega Ball: 27. (five, seven ...

Grocery Store Employee Wins $9M Lottery, Immediately Quits Job  CBS Sacramento

WOODLAND (CBS13) — Plenty of Californians spent their hard-earned money on Super Lotto tickets hoping to be Saturday night's lucky winner. Woodland ...

Fallbrook man wins $2 million on lottery scratcher  Fallbrook / Bonsall Villlage News

SAN DIEGO – A local man claimed a California Lottery Scratchers ticket worth $2 million before taxes that he purchased at a Fallbrook market,

Santa Monica Pier: Performers hope a lottery wins them a space  Los Angeles Times

You don't just show up at the bustling, world famous Santa Monica Pier and perform for money. You must try your hand at a lottery and hope that you can win a ...

Greenfield man wins $750K from lottery scratcher  Greenfield News

GREENFIELD — A 65-year-old Greenfield resident is celebrating his good fortune after claiming a Mystery Crossword scratcher worth $750,000. Nazario ...

Lottery Market 2019 Emerging Trend, Technology and Precise Outlook 2025 : Mizuho Bank Ltd., Singapore Pools, California Lottery  SocioHerald

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23 Lottery Winners Who Lost Millions  Yahoo Finance

Most people dream about winning the Mega Millions or Powerball — but they should be careful what they wish for. It's not uncommon for lottery winners to wind ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Lottery Ticket Worth $530 Million Sold in San Diego Store  KTLA Los Angeles

A lottery ticket worth $530 million in the Mega Millions draw was sold at a liquor store in San Diego, the City News *Service* reports. The winner of Friday's ...

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 ...

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 official dismissed amid investigations  Sacramento Bee

A senior California Lottery executive has been dismissed from his position six months after anonymous state employees sent a letter to the Governor's Office ...

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.

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 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 ...

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.

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 Ralphs supermarket in ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

Powerball Ticket Worth $995K Sold At Natomas Gas Station  CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – It may not be the big jackpot, but one lucky person bought a Powerball ticket still worth a pretty penny in Sacramento. The California ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Lottery is piloting "Instant Winnings," giving them the option to issue same-day checks for Lottery prizes of $1,000 or less.

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 ...

CA Lottery revenue increases along with 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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?

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.

$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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

$1.4 million Mega Millions ticket sold at this South Bay convenience store  The Mercury News

For the second time in the last two weeks, a San Jose convenience store has sold a winning lottery ticket worth more than $1 million, according to the California ...

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,” ...

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

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

$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 ...

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, ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

$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 ...

$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.

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 ...

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, ...

$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 ...

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 ...

Lottery Ticket Sold In San Leandro Worth $994,625  San Leandro, CA Patch

Lottery Ticket Sold In San Leandro Worth $994625 - San Leandro, CA - So close to a $1 million payoff! Are you the lucky winner? Plus, 2 Bay Area Powerball ...