Southland Winners Claim California Lottery Prizes!
SACRAMENTO – A number of California Lottery players have claimed winning tickets throughout Southern California. Here is a list of our latest winners:
Edgar Flores has claimed a Mega Millions® ticket worth $3,231,865 (less federal taxes). Flores purchased his prize-winning ticket at a 7-Eleven located at 2112 South Main Street in Santa Ana (Orange County).
Alonso Virgen has claimed a Grand Crossword Scratchers® ticket worth $2 million (less federal taxes). Virgen purchased his prize-winning ticket at A.N.S. Liquor located at 4625 Hooper Avenue in Los Angeles.
Johnathan Reyes has claimed a Plus the Money Scratchers worth $1 million (less federal taxes). Reyes purchased his prize-winning ticket at Granny’s Donut located at 5841 Firestone Boulevard in South Gate (Los Angeles County).
Frisco Lira has claimed a Mystery Crossword Scratchers ticket worth $750,000 (less federal taxes). Lira purchased his prize-winning ticket at Valley Market and Liquor located at 20311 East Valley Boulevard in Walnut (Los Angeles County).
The California Lottery’s mission is to provide supplemental funding to California public schools, including kindergarten and grades 1-12, community colleges, the California State University, the University of California, and other California public educational entities. In fiscal year 2017-18 the Lottery transferred more than $1.7 billion to public education. This funding translates to an average of about $211 per student for students attending California’s public schools. During the same period the Lottery generated almost $7 billion in sales, more than 95% of which goes back to the community in the form of prize payments, retailer commissions and bonuses, and contributions to education. The California Lottery urges its customers to play responsibly. Problem gambling resources are available to anyone at 1-800-GAMBLER.