California    Lottery: Winning numbers, Winners

  1. California Lottery director steps down amid controversy, pressure from governor’s office  Los Angeles Times
  2. California State Lottery director stepping down amid investigations  Sacramento Bee
  3. California Lottery Chief to Step Down Amid Misconduct Allegations Against Employees  KTLA Los Angeles
  4. California Lottery Lead To Step Down, Investigations Ongoing  CBS Sacramento
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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 ...

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 ...

California Lottery Boss Resigns Overspending  Radar Online

Did California lottery staffers overspend like they'd won the jackpot themselves? That's the question after Hugo Lopez, the director of the CA State Lottery, has ...

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.

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.

Check those tickets – here are the winning numbers for $475 million Mega Millions jackpot  Merced Sun-Star

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, ...

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 ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game  Fairfield Citizen

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 3-6-8-5. (three, six, eight, five).

Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game  Fairfield Citizen

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:10 Solid Gold-2nd:6 Whirl ...

Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game  Fairfield Citizen

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 23-30-33-36-37 ...

$1M Mega Millions lottery ticket purchased in N.J. Jackpot climbs to $475M for next drawing  NJ.com

While no players won the $444 million jackpot in Friday night's Mega Millions drawing, a million-dollar second-place ticket was sold in New Jersey, lottery ...

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 ...

Mega Millions Jackpot Grows to $418 Million  NBC Southern California

There were no tickets sold with all six numbers in Friday night's drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery and the estimated jackpot for Tuesday's drawing ...

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

SACRAMENTO (AP) _ The winning numbers in Monday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 7-9-9. (seven, nine, nine).

$350M lottery ticket sold in San Diego  Oklahoman.com

SAN DIEGO — A California lottery ticket worth $530 million in the Mega Millions draw was sold at a liquor store in San Diego. The winner of Friday's drawing will ...

Mega Millions Numbers, Results for 5/21/19: Did Anyone Win Tuesday Night's Mega Millions Lottery Drawing?  Newsweek

The Mega Millions jackpot drawing for May 21, 2019, was for $367 million. The winning numbers were announced at 11 p.m. ET. The magic number for Tuesday ...

Winning lottery ticket bought at Bay Area supermarket  San Mateo Daily Journal

A California Lottery ticket that matched all six numbers to win the $70 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot was bought at a Safeway in San Francisco's Sunset District, ...

Bay Area man accused of stealing $10 million lottery ticket will try his luck with jury  The Mercury News

A 35-year-old Vacaville man who police say stole his roommate's lottery ticket worth $10 million, a case that made national headlines when he was arrested, will ...

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.

Want to win this week’s Mega Millions jackpot? Here are some things to avoid  The Mercury News

With the Mega Millions jackpot climbing higher after a no-cigar drawing Tuesday night, Friday's prize now stands at $530 million, making it the seventh-largest ...

Powerball results for 05/22/19; did anyone win the $287 million jackpot?  MLive.com

In Michigan, seven tickets sold won $200 in the drawing. That was the largest prize won in the state.

RantZ Galore: Too Many Tax Increases, Vote NO Measure EE … and Where's All Our Lottery Money Going?  City Watch

RANTZ & RAVEZ-How many times do you have to be snookered by government officials until you begin to question the numerous tax increase proposals they ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

CA Lottery  Sacramento Bee

These California lotteries were drawn Saturday: 5-4-7. (five, four, seven). 2-7-3. $20 for 365 Days of Unlimited Digital Access. Last chance to take advantage of ...

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.

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 ...

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

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

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?

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 ...

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.

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.

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,” ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Mega Millions winners identified today as California office pool  CBS News

A group of 11 co-workers won last week's massive Mega Millions jackpot, lottery officials in California announced Friday. At the time of the drawing, the prize was ...

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 ...

One Mega Millions jackpot winner in South Carolina, while someone hit 5 of 6 numbers in San Francisco  San Francisco Chronicle

A ticket with the winning numbers for the Mega Millions jackpot — a $1.6 billion prize that's the biggest in history — was sold in South Carolina, lottery officials ...

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 ...

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 ...

$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.

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 ...

$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 ...

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.

$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 ...

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?

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

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

Marina Safeway Bakery Employee Wins $1.9 Million Lottery Jackpot  CBS San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — There is always a buzz inside Safeway's Marina District store, but on Wednesday it was just a few notches higher than normal.

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.

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 ...

$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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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

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

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.

New CA Lottery App Tells You If You’re A Winner  CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The California Lottery is making it easier for people to check if they won. The updated California Lottery app, called Check-a-Ticket, ...

'It's a good feeling': Bellflower woman wins $2M with Lottery Scratchers ticket • Long Beach Post  Long Beach Post

Elsa Zatarain couldn't believe it when she scanned a $20 Scratchers ticket she bought at a Torrance Doughnut shop and it showed she had won $2 million.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

$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 Is a Scam That’s Totally Worth It  POLITICO

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

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, ...

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 ...

What not to do when you win the lottery  CNN

Lottery odds will never, ever sway even remotely in your favor, but at least make sure you're not making these mistakes.

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.

$150K-winning lotto ticket sold in Primm  News3LV

If you played the lottery at Primm lately, you might want to check your tickets. The California Lottery says one of two winning tickets for Fantasy 5 was sold at the ...

Lottery winner admits to scamming friends of more than $1 million  Rapid City Journal

Kelly Lhotak thought she was helping a close friend struggling with unending problems with the IRS when she agreed to loan her more than $622000 over a ...

Huge lottery spending in Bakersfield aided by ad campaign targeting Spanish speakers, poor  Bakersfield Now

Despite high levels of poverty, Kern County residents in 2017 spent $127 million on the California Lottery. That sum is roughly equivalent to the total annual ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Powerball’s $750 million jackpot won, 4th-largest in U.S. history  East Bay Times

Players in New York and Iowa won the estimated $750 million jackpot from Saturday night's Powerball draw, lottery authorities announced. That makes the lucky ...

Winning Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Sold In Los Angeles  Los Angeles, CA Patch

Winning Mega Millions Lottery Ticket Sold In LA - Los Angeles, CA - Some lucky person is holding a Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $638267 sold in Los ...

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.

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 ...

Mega Millions winner will receive even more money, jackpot revised to $543 million  USA TODAY

The California winner of the Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night is even luckier than we thought: the jackpot has been revised based on final sales to $543 ...

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 ...

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 ...