California Lottery Commission News

10 Jun 2019
Alva Vernon Johnson has been appointed director of the California State Lottery, Ryan Buras to deputy director of recovery operations in the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services and Max Oltersdorf to deputy director of international affairs and trade development in the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.
4 Dec 2015
A man out on errands had some swift lottery luck which totalled over $10 million.
23 Jun 2015
This assessment makes the California lottery the only lottery in the U.S. to hold the Responsible Gaming Level Four certification.
15 May 2013
Lotto fever underway in California with two large jackpots.
31 Dec 2012
Retiree has a very merry Christmas with the news of jackpot win.
26 Mar 2012
Third biggest prize in history of California lottery causes boost in ticket sales ahead of Tuesday evening's draw.
28 Dec 2011
California to consider online lottery ticket sales following Department of Justice legal opinion on the Wire Act.
25 Apr 2008
News Brief: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has signed a bill ending a four-year legal battle over the constitutionality of California's participation in the multistate Mega Millions lottery game.
23 Apr 2008
News Brief: Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and some lawmakers are newly interested in a push to privatize the state lottery as one of the least painful possibilities for addressing the state's financial troubles.
25 Jan 2008
With SuperLOTTO Plus rolling over last night, California jackpots continue to lead the nation as the two top lottery prizes amounting to more than $100 million combined.
14 Jan 2008
Stars from "Mad Money" helped recognize the Lottery’s “Hero in Education” during “The Big Spin®” show airing statewide January 12, 2008.
4 Jan 2008
A historic milestone for supplemental education funding has been reached as new sales figures show that the California Lottery has contributed $20 billion to public education since its inception.
2 Jan 2008
Thanks to the California Lottery’s New Year’s Raffle game, five Raffle numbers are now worth $1 million after being drawn as grand prize winners.
28 Nov 2007
It has only been three days since California Lottery officials drew the $46 million jackpot's winning numbers but the winner has not yet come forward.
29 Oct 2007
Dorothy Mosqueda, a health aid worker and a bus driver from Tulare, became The Big Spin show’s fourth millionaire of 2007
22 Oct 2007
This week on “The Big Spin” show, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell and California Lottery Director Joan Borucki honor the five California Teachers of the Year for 2007.