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Mega Millions ticket sold in Southland worth nearly a million bucks!

The Mega Millions jackpot is on a money roll just in time to make some lucky ticket holder’s holiday really special. No one ticket held all of the winning numbers from Last Friday’s draw. Those digits: 2, 31, 46, 58, 65, and the Mega Ball 7. However, a ticket bought in the Southland has all but the Mega number and it’s worth $928,084. Not a million bucks, but enough to rock the world of most folks. The ticket was sold at  the 7-ELeven 3975 Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles. Meanwhile,... Read More →

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$326 million jackpot won in New York — CA ticket scores $597,933

Someone who bought a ticket in New York is the latest Mega Millions lottery jackpot winner. The winning ticket was a quick pick. It had all of the lucky numbers in the election night  draw: 9, 15, 24, 39, 41, and the Mega Ball 1. The jackpot was a hefty $321 million, but lottery fever pushed it up to $326 million. It’s one of the largest jackpots ever in that game. The game was not a total bust for California. A ticket bought in... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot soars to $321 million– two CA tickets win $604, 409

Money, money, money!  The Mega Millions lottery jackpot is stuffed with, you guessed it, millions of dollars! No one ticket had all of the winning numbers in last Friday’s draw. Those very hot digits: 11, 29, 36, 58, 67, and the Mega Ball 15. The jackpot rolled over to $321 million — the 8th largest Mega Millions jackpot ever! It wasn’t all bad news in the Halloween draw. There were several tickets with five of the winning numbers — two  sold in the Golden State. One... Read More →

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No trick Mega Millions lottery jackpot nearing $300 million

No trick, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot is nearing $300 million.  No one ticket had all of the winning numbers in last night’s draw. Those big money digits: 3, 50, 57, 58, 60 and the Mega Ball 11. The jackpot rolled over to $284 million. Lottery fever could push that money pot beyond the $300 million milestone by the time of the next draw this Friday — Halloween. Yeah, someone could score a major treat on that spooky holiday with some lucky Mega Millions numbers.

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Mega Millions jackpot skyrockets to $252 million

The Mega Millions jackpot is huge! It  skyrocketed to $252 million after no ticket held all of the winning numbers in last Friday’s draw. Those lucky digits: 2, 14, 21, 28, 55 and the Mega Ball 3. The jackpot is the 16th largest ever for the Mega Millions lottery game. The jackpot has been on a roll since August 22, when a  Riverside County man won $180 million! Will another Southlander win a fortune in next Tuesday’s draw? Stay tuned.

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Mega millions jackpot balloons to $200 million

Mega Millions jackpot has ballooned to $200 million after no ticket had all of the winning numbers in last night’s draw. This is the first time since last February, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot has reached that money milestone. The last time the jackpot was hit happened back August, when it stood at $180 million. A Riverside man won that motherload. The lucky Friday digits: 21, 31, 43, 56, 60 and the Mega 12. One California ticket has all of those numbers except the... Read More →

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Will another Southlander win the $180 million Mega Millions jackpot?

The Mega Millions jackpot has hit $180 million and appears to be headed for the $200 million mark. No lottery ticket had all of last night’s winning numbers: 11, 37, 46, 64, 68, and the Mega 15. However, someone who bought a ticket at the North Hollywood 7-Eleven, 7568 Lankershim Boulevard, came pretty close to scoring a jackpot win. The North Hollywood ticket has all of the winning numbers, except the Mega Ball. It’s worth $255,171. Four other tickets, two in New York and one in Missouri and Washington matched... Read More →

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Web Buzz: Barbra Streisand, L.A. Daily News, and Fantasy 5 winner

For the first time in over 50 years, the legendary Barbra Streisand will appear on the “Tonight Show.” Streisand is scheduled to sit down with “Tonight Show” host Jimmy Fallon on Monday, September 15. The day before the singer’s new album “Partners” drops. The album is a collection of duets with famous male vocalists like Lionel Richie, Billy Joel, Michael Bublé , Blake Shelton, Babyface, Stevie Wonder, and John Mayer. A lot of chatter on the Internet about the possible sell of... Read More →

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Photo courtesy Mega Millions -- Retired Riverside County man, Rick Knudsen and his wife, Lorie, claimed a $180 million lottery jackpot September 2, 2014

$180 million lottery jackpot winner claims his prize

Riverside County retiree Rick Knudsen knows the odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are long so “…I don’t play unless I feel lucky, and the jackpot is high. I felt lucky,” is  how he described that gut feeling last month. Knudsen bought five Mega Millions quick picks at a 7-Eleven in Calimesa for the August 22 draw. One of those lottery tickets hit the big one, a jackpot for $180 million! The lucky numbers: 5, 31, 34, 41, 74 and the Mega Ball 3. Knudsen and his wife, Lorie,... Read More →

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Three lottery tickets bought in CA win Fantasy 5 game

Labor Day turned lucky for three lottery players who bought Fantasy 5 tickets for yesterday’s game. The winning numbers: 2, 8, 19, 23, and 36. The jackpot: $98, 092. Two of the lucky tickets were purchased here in the Southland: One at Donut Depot 20451 Sherman Way in Canoga Park and one at Cheers Liquors, 16205 Devonshire Street in Granada Hills. The third ticket was purchased at a Speedy Gas station up in the Northern California town of Redding. Fantasy 5 draws occur every day right after the ticket buying... Read More →

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$180 million lottery jackpot won in CA still unclaimed

The winner of that $180 million Mega Millions jackpot has yet to step forward. The jackpot is from last Friday’s, August 22, draw. The lucky ticket was bought at a 7-11, 301 County Line Road in Calimesa in Riverside County. The retailer is due $900,000, one half-of-one percent of the jackpot amount, for selling the winning ticket. So why has the winner or winners not shown up at a local lottery office to collect their prize? California Lottery‘ Mike Bond told me today this... Read More →

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Lucky Mega Millions ticket sold in California wins $180 million jackpot!

   Someone who bought  a Mega Millions ticket in California for last Friday’s draw is very rich today. That ticket is worth $180 million or $107.1 million if the winner opted for the cash option. The ticket was purchased  at a 7-Eleven store in Calimesa in Riverside County. Those winning numbers: 5, 31, 34, 41, 74 and the Mega Ball 3. This is the second time this year a ticket purchased in the Golden State has won the Mega Millions big money pot. Back on April 4, Leopoldo Choi  bought... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot skyrockets to $180 million

   The Mega Millions lottery jackpot has skyrocketed to at least $180 million. Last night the jackpot rolled over again after no one purchased a ticket with all of the winning numbers. Those big bucks digits are 22, 39, 56, 67, 71, and the Mega Ball 15. The jackpot starts with 15 millions, then grows by a minimum of 5 million per draw, until someone buys a ticket with all six of the lucky numbers. The odds of winning the big haul is one in 258,890,850, according to the... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $100 million

  The Mega Millions lottery has jumped into the very serious money category. No one ticket held all of the winning numbers in last night’s draw. Those numbers are 13, 29, 34, 37, 72, and the Mega 6. A lucky California ticket has all of those digits, except the Mega. It was bought in Visalia, a town up north in the San Joaquin Valley, and is worth $1,154,385. That could really spark up your weekend. So the jackpot got pumped up to $100 million!  A lot of... Read More →

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Ticket bought in Burbank shares top lottery prize

   Someone who bought a Fantasy 5 lottery ticket in Burbank  for last night’s draw is going to share the top prize. The lucky numbers from that draw: 5, 10, 19, 30, and 37. One of two winning tickets was purchased at Daniel Market 7119 Seville Avenue #E2 in Huntington Park. A second ticket was bought right here in  Burbank at WBSF Newsstand 4000 Warner Boulevard #224. Each lucky ticket is worth $26, 436. The winners will not become millionaires, but that lottery prize can help beef up the rainy day... Read More →

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Is Burbank on a lottery winning roll?

Burbank just might be on a lottery roll. In the past two months, there have been two big wins in the Media City — for a total of $1, 344, 779! Just a few days ago, someone purchased a  winning Mega Millions ticket for the March 28, 2014 draw, and it is worth $344, 779. That ticket was bought at Burbank Deli and Market  at 1414 West Alameda Avenue. In February, a security guard got real lucky when he stopped in at the 7-11 at 600... Read More →

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Mega Millions ticket worth $30 million sold in Century City

Someone holding a  winning Mega Millions lottery ticket bought in Century City for last night’s draw, is very, very rich today. That ticket is the big one — the winner of the $30 million jackpot. It was purchased at the Century City 76 gas station 10389 Santa Monica Boulevard. Friday’s lucky numbers: 1, 10, 15, 41, 54, and the Mega Ball 9. The Mega Millions jackpot is now reset at $15 million for next Tuesday’s draw.

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Photo: FLLewis/Media City G -- Lottery signs at Burbank Deli and Market 1414 West Alameda Avenue Burbank May 16, 2013

Mega Millions lucky ticket sold in Burbank

No one won the $15 million jackpot in last Friday’s Mega Millions lottery draw, but a ticket purchased in Burbank did score a six-figure payday! That ticket had five of the winning numbers: 2, 3, 9, 50, and 73, but not the Mega Ball 12. That ticket is still a big winner. It’s worth $344, 779! The lucky ticket was bought at the Burbank Deli and Market  at 1414 West Alameda Avenue. So far, the ticket holder has not stepped forward — but the owner of the Burbank... Read More →

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No jackpot winner, but Burbank store still lucky

  The $400 million Mega Millions jackpot is history. Two lottery ticket players in last night’s draw will split the money pot. For the first time, Florida has a Mega Millions jackpot winner, and the other player bought the winning ticket in Maryland. The hot numbers: 11, 19, 24, 33, 51, and the Mega Ball 7. California was not completely shut out of the big money. A ticket purchased up north in San Bruno has all of the winning numbers except the Mega. That ticket is worth $1.96 million! No... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot jets to $400 million!

  The Mega Millions jackpot just keeps growing and growing! No ticket had all six of last night’s winning numbers: 7, 20, 40, 54,69, and the Mega 12. So the jackpot rolled over again and now stands at $400 million — the third largest Mega Millions money pot ever. The last time someone hit this jackpot was on January 3, for $61 million. So there are winners, even though, game officials have made it tougher for players to hit the big one. Last October, the odds of winning... Read More →

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Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $353 million!

  The Mega Millions jackpot money bag is stuffed with even more millions today, after no one selected all of the winning numbers in last night’s draw. The lucky numbers from Tuesday’s game: 9, 14, 56, 57, 69, and the Mega Ball 10.   The jackpot has jumped to $353 million!  That’s the fifth largest Mega Millions jackpot in history. This lottery game has been on a roll since January 3 — without a jackpot winner. The next chance to score it all, Friday,... Read More →

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