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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.

11/26/2014

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.

11/21/2014

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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.

11/01/2014

Donald Lewis is California's latest millionaire. (credit: calottery.com)

$1 Million Scratcher Sold In Hawthorne

The winner was purchased at Ted’s Donuts.

10/31/2014

Mega Millions lottery tickets sit on a registar at Liquorland on March 30, 2012 in Covina, California The Mega Millions jackpot has reached a high of $640 million  before the drawing tonight.   (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

A Little Too Lucky? CBS2 Investigates Lottery Retailers Cashing In At Surprising Rates

CBS2 found retailers across Southern California who cashed in tens and hundreds of thousands of dollars in winnings purchased at their stores. It’s not illegal, but experts say some may be defying the odds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2014

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Lottery Ticket Sold In Ventura County Hits $13M Jackpot

A SuperLotto Plus jackpot ticket that was purchased at a convenience store in Simi Valley matched last night’s winning numbers.

CBS Los Angeles–10/19/2014

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Powerball Ticket Worth $1 Million Sold In Rosemead

California Lottery officials say one lucky person is holding a winning Powerball ticket worth $1,098,624.

09/14/2014

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Play As You Pay: Calif. Lottery To Sell Tickets At Gas Pumps

The California Lottery held a demonstration of a new pilot program at 11:15 a.m. at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport in Burbank.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2014

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Store Clerk, Fiance Accused Of Trying To Scam California Lottery

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has announced the arrest of a couple — a convenience store clerk and her fiance — for trying to scam the California Lottery.

05/16/2014

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California’s $425M Powerball Winner Comes Forward

B. Raymond Buxton, a Northern California retiree, claimed the prize at the California Lottery headquarters in Sacramento wearing a shirt that featured a picture of Yoda and read, “Luck of the Jedi I have.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

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Powerball Ticket Worth Nearly $800K Sold In Lawndale

Someone who purchased a lottery ticket in Lawndale has won nearly $800,000 in the latest Powerball drawing.

03/30/2014

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Mega Millions Ticket Worth $344K Sold In Burbank

A Mega Millions ticket worth more than $344,000 was sold in Burbank, California lottery officials said Saturday.

03/29/2014

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Winnings From $1M Scratcher To Be Used For Toddler’s Spina Bifida Treatments

When Valente Hernandez discovered his “California Gold” Scratcher was worth $1 million, all he could think about was his son.

03/06/2014

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Winning Ticket For $425M Powerball Jackpot Sold Near San Jose

It’s official, the $425-million Powerball jackpot has a winner!

02/19/2014

Pictured dated  November 26, 2012. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Powerball Ticket Worth $347K Sold In Lake Elsinore

There were no jackpot winners in Wednesday’s Powerball draw but a lucky ticket holder in Lake Elsinore came close.

01/23/2014

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