Powerball Madness: SoCal's Lucky Lottery Stores Draw Hopefuls for $600M Jackpot

If you’re looking for a “lucky retailer,” the lottery will share that list with you

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    NEWSLETTERS

    As the Powerball jackpot grows to an estimated $600 million before Saturday night's drawing, Southern Californians are talking about the dream of owning the sole winning ticket.

    The drawing is at 7:59 p.m. PT, and the cut-off time to buy a ticket is 7 p.m. Drawings are held every Wednesday and Saturday, according to the California Lottery.

    Powerball Frenzy Strikes SoCal

    [LA] Powerball Frenzy Strikes SoCal
    At one of the top three places in the state to buy a lottery ticket, Blue Bird Liquor in Hawthorne, some hopefuls stood in line for several hours before Saturday’s $600 million Powerball drawing. Reggie Kumar reports from Hawthorne for Today in LA Weekend on May 18, 2013.

    California joined the Powerball club in December so Southern Californians can now find tickets wherever Super Lotto or Mega Million tickets are sold.

    For those wondering how to get in on the buzz, California Lottery officials list their lucky retailers.

    The list includes 33 area convenience stores stretching from Ventura through Los Angeles to Riverside and San Bernardino counties that have a history of selling winning tickets.

    Scroll down to the bottom of this story for the complete list of winning lottery stores in the area.

    Powerball Fever Grows, Even With Slim Odds of Winning

    [LA] Powerball Fever Grows, Even With Slim Odds of Winning
    Saturday's Powerball jackpot has topped $600 million, making it the largest ever in the history of the lottery game. The odds of winning are one in 175 million, which means you have a better chance at getting struck by lightning than winning big. Professor Gary Lorden of Caltech calculates the odds. Gordon Tokumatsu reports from Pasadena for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on May 17, 2013.

    As for this week’s Powerball jackpot, lottery officials say the prize is growing quickly because so many people have been purchasing the $2 tickets.

    The jackpot has grown by an estimated $236 million since Wednesday’s drawing.

    Powerball Fever Grows, Even With Slim Odds of Winning

    [LA] Powerball Fever Grows, Even With Slim Odds of Winning
    Saturday's Powerball jackpot has topped $600 million, making it the largest ever in the history of the lottery game. The odds of winning are one in 175 million, which means you have a better chance at getting struck by lightning than winning big. Professor Gary Lorden of Caltech calculates the odds. Gordon Tokumatsu reports from Pasadena for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on May 17, 2013.

    The last jackpot was won on March 30, so it's been growing for about six weeks. The next drawing is Saturday night.

    The largest jackpot ever was a $656 million Mega Millions prize won in March 2012. The prize was split three ways with winners in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland.

    Odds of winning the Powerball jackpot are about 1 in 175 million.


    Los Angeles County

    MR C'S LIQUOR

    1925 S PACIFIC AV
    SAN PEDRO, CA90731

    TOWN AND COUNTRY NEWSTAND
    6330 W THIRD ST
    LOS ANGELES, CA90036

    MIKE'S BEVERAGE SHOP
    42263 50TH ST W #101
    QUARTZ HILL, CA93536

    7-ELEVEN 2173-24171B
    2512 S FIGUEROA ST
    LOS ANGELES, CA90007

    DEL GAUDIO'S MARKET
    10567 SAN FERNANDO RD
    PACOIMA, CA91331

    LIQUORLAND
    928 E COVINA BL
    COVINA, CA91724

    7-ELEVEN 2175-13993D
    530 N DIAMOND BAR BL
    DIAMOND BAR, CA91765

    ALCON LIQUOR
    21315 SATICOY ST
    CANOGA PARK, CA91304

    7-ELEVEN 2175-18394B
    2150 S FREMONT AV
    ALHAMBRA, CA91803

    SMOKE N' STUFF
    750 W 7TH ST
    LOS ANGELES, CA90017

    LIQUOR BOX
    1445 LINCOLN AV
    PASADENA, CA91103

    VALENCIA LIQUOR STORE
    22925 LYONS AV
    SANTA CLARITA, CA91321

    WASHINGTON MARKET
    5390 W WASHINGTON BL
    LOS ANGELES, CA90016

    7-ELEVEN 2133-15127
    2873 E AVENUE R
    PALMDALE, CA93550

    7-ELEVEN 2176-23050C
    13701 HAWTHORNE BL
    HAWTHORNE, CA90250

    7-ELEVEN 2176-24207A
    5870 E DEL AMO BL
    LAKEWOOD, CA90713

    7-ELEVEN 2136-13889G
    15601 NORDHOFF ST
    SEPULVEDA, CA91343

    7-ELEVEN 2136-16278C
    6625 LANKERSHIM BL
    NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA91606

    SAN DIMAS LIQUOR
    1427 W ARROW HWY
    SAN DIMAS, CA91773

     

    Orange County

    7-ELEVEN 2174-26109
    4320 KATELLA AV
    LOS ALAMITOS, CA90720

    7-ELEVEN 2174-26109
    4320 KATELLA AV
    LOS ALAMITOS, CA90720

    CLUB HOUSE LIQUOR #2
    628 CAMINO DE LOS MARES
    SAN CLEMENTE, CA92673

    7-ELEVEN 2172-19969
    290 S MAIN ST
    ORANGE, CA92868

    7-ELEVEN 2174-15194
    3259 ASSOCIATED RD
    FULLERTON, CA92835

    HANSHAW LIQUOR #1
    10971 WESTMINSTER AVE
    GARDEN GROVE, CA92843

    AL'S MARKET
    15456 BROOKHURST ST
    WESTMINSTER, CA92683

    BAYCREST LIQUOR
    333 E 17TH ST
    COSTA MESA, CA92627

    PHIL'S MOBIL
    1465 S MAIN ST
    SANTA ANA, CA92707

     

    Riverside County

    7-ELEVEN 2112-16690
    1798 N SUNRISE WAY
    PALM SPRINGS, CA92262

    STEWART'S LIQUOR
    5505 VAN BUREN BLVD
    RIVERSIDE, CA92504

     

    San Bernardino County

    SAV A MINIT MARKET
    17690 ARROW HWY
    FONTANA, CA92335

    R & R LIQUOR
    871 N RANCHO AVE
    COLTON, CA92324

     

     Ventura County

    7-ELEVEN 2133-17957C
    2201 E CHANNEL ISLAND BL
    OXNARD, CA93033

    Here's the complete statewide list.

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