Woman says $26M California lottery ticket destroyed in wash
Store employee Esperanza Hernandez said a woman came in Wednesday and told workers that she had put the ticket in her pants and it was destroyed in the laundry.
SAN JOSE, Calif. - A 7-Eleven store in San Jose sold a California Lottery ticket for Wednesday's SuperLotto Plus drawing that is now worth $11 million after matching all five numbers plus the Mega number.
The ticket was purchased at the store at 4270 Senter Road in San Jose and had winning numbers 5, 8 9, 19, 39 and Mega number 9.
Winning lottery tickets must be postmarked or received by California Lottery offices within 180 days of the date of the draw. No information about the winner of the $11 million ticket was immediately available.
California man held for alleged theft of $10M lottery ticket
Authorities have arrested a California man they say tried to steal his roommate's $10 million winning lottery ticket. Vacaville police arrested Adul Saosongyang on Monday at a California Lottery office in Sacramento where he'd been told to go to collect his winnings.