SACRAMENTO – The first of the month turned out to be quite the payday for one lucky California Lottery Fantasy 5 player. That’s because they just won $610,882 after matching all five numbers in last night’s draw.
The winning ticket correctly matched the numbers 29, 19, 16, 37 and 12. It was sold at the Chevron station at 2601 Figueroa Blvd. in Los Angeles. The California Lottery strongly urges the winner to sign the back of their ticket in ink, obviously keep it in a safe place and contact Lottery officials, or visit any of the nine Lottery District Offices as soon as possible. Players have 180 days from the date of the draw to claim the Fantasy 5 top prize.
Fantasy 5 offers some of the best odds of any California Lottery game. A player wins the Fantasy 5 top prize simply by matching five numbers out of a field of 39. Winning numbers are drawn every day. The top prize starts at $50,000 and increases daily until it is hit. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased from any of the more than 22,000 California Lottery retailers or one of the more than 4,000 Lottery Lucky Retailers.
And be sure to participate in the California Lottery’s Fantasy 5 – 2n d Chance promotion. For every purchase of $5 or more of Fantasy 5 on a single ticket you will automatically receive a Fantasy 5– 2n d Chance code. Enter the code at http://www.calottery.com/play/second-chance/fantasy-5- second-chance to participate in weekly draws for a chance to win cash prizes up to $10,000.
The California Lottery is a $5.5 billion enterprise based in Sacramento. It is one of the few state agencies that is a revenue generator, not accepting taxpayer dollars. Its mission is to provide supplemental funding to California schools while simultaneously supporting local communities. In FY 2014-15, the Lottery created 100 new millionaires. Ninety-five cents of every dollar spent by our players goes back to local communities in the form of contributions to public schools and colleges, prizes and retail compensation. The California Lottery urges its customers to play responsibly and within their budgets. If you feel you have a gambling problem, or know someone who does, you can get help at 1 -800-GAMBLER.