Lottery

Pope Francis arrives in Saint Peter's square for his weekly audience at the Vatican on September 2, 2015. (credit: VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Want To See Pope Francis During U.S. Visit? Public Lottery To Be Held For Ticket Distribution

A local congressman is holding a lottery to give his constituents a chance to get a bit closer to His Holiness Pope Francis during his upcoming U.S. visit.

09/02/2015

Mall Singh and Devinder K. Singh, owners of the 7-Eleven that sold the winning ticket. Credit: California Lottery

$63 Million Lotto Ticket Sold At 7-Eleven In Chatsworth

A SuperLotto Plus lottery ticket sold in Chatsworth has hit the jackpot – and is now worth $63 million.

08/09/2015

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California Lottery Sees Record With $5.5B Sold In Tickets

Now in its 30th year, the lottery’s 2014-15 numbers will generate about $1.3 billion for schools.

07/25/2015

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David Goldstein Investigation: Scammers Using ‘Mega Millions’ To Swindle Elderly

While most people dream of winning the Mega Millions lottery, for some people targeted by scammers, the dream is too good to be true.

06/09/2015

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Lottery Controversy Brews At Palmdale Chevron After Clerk Pays Out $75 For $75K Ticket

Surveillance video shows a decoy “winning” lottery ticket for $75,000 was paid out for just $75 at a Chevron store, where the California Lottery conducted an undercover investigation March 25. The store manager speaks with CBS2/KCAL9.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/04/2015

Yamilet Torrez won more than $1 million on scratchers. (credit: CBS)

Orange County Woman Makes More Than $1M From Scratcher Tickets

The 22-year-old lucky lady credited her 6-year-old daughter with the big win.

04/22/2015

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Man Who Says He Couldn’t Find His Winning $1M Powerball Ticket Tells His Story

A man who says he couldn’t find his winning $1 million Powerball ticket is speaking out.

03/16/2015

Powerball Winners

$564 Million Powerball Jackpot Split Among 3 Winning Tickets

In Calfornia, three ticket holders had 5/5 tickets (all the numbers but the Powerball.)

02/11/2015

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Powerball Jackpot Hits $500 Million

Lotto fever has hit the Southland as Wednesday night’s jackpot climbed to $500 million.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2015

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Powerball Jackpot Rises To At Least $380 Million

The estimated jackpot for Saturday’s draw had been $360 million but brisk sales nationwide have upped the pot to $380 million.

02/06/2015

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Santa Ana Businesses Hope To Win Big In Marijuana Dispensary Lottery

Pending regulatory approval, those participating could be among a few dozen allowed to legally operate in the city – a first for Orange County after Sana Ana voters overwhelmingly passed Measure BB last year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2015

A customer holds $140 worth of Powerball tickets that he just purchased on May 17, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Powerball Jackpot Swells To $360 M

The record jackpot reached $590 million in May 2013.

02/04/2015

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Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $317M For Wednesday Night Drawing

It’s been a while, but there’s a giant Powerball jackpot that’s expected to have a prize of $317 million by Wednesday night’s drawing.

02/04/2015

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$24M Lotto Ticket Sold At Arcadia Donut Shop

Sopmeone is $24 million richer Monday after a winning lottery ticket was sold at a San Gabriel Valley donut shop.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/22/2014

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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

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