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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.

08/03/2015

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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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$60M Ticket Sold In California With All 6 Powerball Numbers

The odds of matching all five numbers and the Powerball number is 1 in 175,223,510, according to the Powerball website.

07/20/2014

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Winning $30M Mega Millions Ticket Sold In Century City

A very lucky Southland resident is waking up $30 million richer after being the only person to pick all six numbers in Friday’s Mega Millions drawing.

04/05/2014

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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

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Lottery Hunts For Winner Of Unclaimed Half-Million-Dollar Prize

Lottery officials are releasing surveillance photos in hopes of identifying and locating the man who purchased a winning lotto ticket.

11/04/2013

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SuperLotto Plus Ticket Sold In Lakewood Worth $60K

A doughnut lover is waking up $60,349 richer after matching five of six numbers in Saturday night’s SuperLotto Plus drawing.

09/09/2012

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Mega Millions Jackpot Grows To $500 Million; Largest In US History

No one won tonight’s $363 million jackpot, which has now grown to an estimated $500 million.

03/27/2012

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Are You $75 Million Richer?

Did you win $75 million Friday night?

12/02/2011