Articles Tagged With ‘California State Lottery’

California Lottery shortchanging schools millions of dollars, audit finds

By CCT STAFF The California State Lottery has failed over the last four years to provide schools with millions of dollars required by law to go toward education, according to an audit released Tuesday. [LA Times] State auditors determined the... (Continue reading)

SLO lottery ticket gets 5 of 6 numbers in jackpot drawing

A lottery ticket sold at a San Luis Obispo liquor store matched five of the six numbers in a drawing held Tuesday for a near-record jackpot of more than $1.5 billion. [Cal Coast Times] The Mega Millions ticket sold at... (Continue reading)

Nipomo lottery ticket remains unclaimed

It has now been two months since someone purchased a MEGA Millions ticket in Nipomo worth $326,163, and so far, no one has come forward to claim the prize. Winners have 180 days from the date of the draw to... (Continue reading)

No hay for lottery winners’ horses

A California lottery winner was arrested Wednesday after Fresno County sheriff’s deputies found eight starving horses on the ranch Jose Francisco Romo purchased following his $40 million win in 2001. According to reports in the Fresno Bee, Romo, 47, has... (Continue reading)

Winning lottery ticket creates havoc

Easy money has its price. It’s an old lesson being learned anew by employees at 1-Stop, the little corner convenience store in Paso Robles where Charles Hairston purchased his $78 million lottery ticket. The 82-year-old Korean War vet bought the golden ducat... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man wins $78 million lottery

An 82-year-old Paso Robles man claimed the $78 million jackpot won with a ticket he purchased at the 1 Stop at 703 Spring Street in Paso Robles, lottery officials said in a statement. “Charles Hairston is a laid back kinda... (Continue reading)

$78 million lottery winner sold in Paso Robles

There was unbridled joy Wednesday at Paso Robles’ suddenly-most popular service station, 1-Stop Food and Convenience at 7th and Spring streets, as news of a $78 million lottery winner spread through the quiet downtown neighborhood. Although the big winner is... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man officially a mega-millionaire

The Morro Bay man who won $135 million two months ago in the California Lottery finally made it official Wednesday morning. [Tribune] John Davis showed up at the Lottery’s San Francisco office and claimed his prize, choosing the cash option.... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay barber likely $133 million winner

The winning ticket in last week’s $133 million California Mega-Millions Jackpot appears to belong to a barber in Morro Bay. [KSBY] Word around town is that the winning ticket belongs to John Davis who works with his mother at Mike’s... (Continue reading)

$133 million jackpot winning ticket purchased in Morro Bay

The unknown winner of last night’s $133 million California lotto jackpot purchased the winning ticket at Bottle Liquor on Main Street in Morro Bay. [KSBY] The sole winner has not yet laid claim to the winnings. He or she successfully... (Continue reading)