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Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $1.2M Sold In Thousand Oaks

A Powerball ticket sold at a 7-Eleven convenience store matched five of the six winning numbers and is worth more than $1.2 million, according to California Lottery officials.

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California Lottery Celebrates 30th Anniversary With $30 Scratcher

Feeling lucky enough to pick up a lottery scratcher? Anyone who’s feeling really optimistic might want to consider picking up one of the California Lottery’s new $30 scratchers.


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Initiative To Allow Lotto Ticket Purchases At Gas Pumps Raises Gambling Concerns

While it soon may be possible to purchase lottery tickets directly from gas pumps at participating stations, not everyone is excited about the possibility of this “pay-and-play” prospect while filling up.


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Shocked $1M Lottery Winner Hopes To Keep Secret From Vacationing Wife

Pablo Chavez, a 55-year-old storeroom clerk, won after buying a “50X the Cash Scratchers ticket.”


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$300K Fantasy 5 Ticket Sold At Torrance Gas Station

The ticket was purchased at Glory Mobil (3328 W. Carson Street).


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Lottery Officials: $75 Paid Out On $75K ‘Winning’ Lottery Ticket Was Misunderstanding, Not Fraud

A $75 payout on a $75,000 “winning” lottery ticket was due to a misunderstanding and not fraud, California Lottery officials said Thursday.


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Gardena Retiree Wins $1M With California Lottery Scratcher

A Gardena retiree says he might splurge on a vacation to Mexico after winning $1 million with a California Lottery scratcher.


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O.C. Woman Wins More Than $1 Million In Incredible Streak Of Luck

A Santa Ana woman experienced an incredible streak of luck after winning three lottery prizes valued at more than $1 million.


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$2.6 M Powerball Ticket Sold In Los Angeles

The lucky ticket holder purchased a Powerball ticket at a West LA Vons supermarket.


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Powerball Jackpot Soars To $450M (At Least)

The Powerball numbers selected Saturday evening were 5, 10, 21, 34, 58 and a Powerball number of 33.


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LA Hairdresser Almost Gave $1.3M Lottery Ticket To Stranger

It was a normal afternoon for a 26-year-old woman, until she realized she had a winning California lottery ticket.

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Santa Ana Liquor Store Clerk Charged With Defrauding The Lottery

Orange County authorities say a suspiciously lucky liquor store clerk has been charged with defrauding the lottery.


Jesus Jacinto, 73, has become California's newest millionaire. (credit: CA Lottery)

73-Year-Old NoHo Man Wins $2,500 A Week For Next 25 Years

After realizing he won the big prize, Jacinto says he celebrated in a unique way.


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$600K Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Duarte

Since no ticket matched all six numbers, Tuesday’s jackpot soars to an estimated $321 million.


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$1 Million Scratcher Sold In Hawthorne

The winner was purchased at Ted’s Donuts.