Douglas Cummings is California’s newest multi-millionaire after striking it rich playing Mega Millions®. Cummings purchased a winning ticket worth an eye-popping $22 million at the Chevron gas station located at 12464 Limonite Avenue in Mira Loma (Riverside County). The ticket matched all six winning numbers (46-69-48-12-35 and the Mega number 23) in the draw. While Cummings wants to remain quiet about his plans for the newfound fortune, the store manager at the Chevron station Christian Saracay was excited about the win.
“Our sales have gone up! The regulars were surprised when they heard about the win. They were happy someone won at the store they go to,”
Saracay told the California Lottery. Saracay says they haven’t had any big wins like this before.
“Anything more than a dollar win is big,” he said with a laugh. The Chevron will receive a $110,000 bonus from the Lottery just for selling the winning ticket.
But wait, there is more! A Lot more winning in Southern California, that is.
Shelia Wilkerson cashed in a $3 million Set For Life Scratchers® ticket. Wilkerson picked up that lucky ticket at Circle K (1675 North Perris Boulevard in Perris in Riverside County).
Genaro Carrillo got rich in an instant by playing an Instant Prize Crossword Scratchers ticket. Carrillo takes home $2 million after buying that lucky ticket at Villalongin Market (13947 Foothill Boulevard in Sylmar in Los Angeles County).
It is no mystery how Nicholas Murillo won $750,000. He picked up that prize after playing a Mystery Crossword Scratchers ticket from 7-Eleven (900 North Santa Fe Avenue in Vista in San Diego County).
The California Lottery and its employees continue to serve an essential government function, providing additional funding to the state’s public schools, colleges and universities. The Lottery also provides essential revenue to local businesses trying to stay afloat in this challenging economic environment.