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Big Spin Appearances Deliver $115,000 in Cash Prizes to Two Southern California Mothers.

SACRAMENTO Sacramento, city, United States
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, Calif. -- Mother's Day has long since passed, but don't tell that to two southern California Southern California, also colloquially known as SoCal, is the southern portion of the U.S. state of California. Centered on the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego, Southern California is home to nearly 24 million people and is the nation's second most populated region,  women, both devoted mothers, who went home $115,000 richer from this week's Big Spin[R] Show. The show, which aired statewide Saturday, October 7, 2006, handed out cash prizes totaling more than $130,000.

The women immediately made it known that it would be their children who would benefit most from their lucky wins. Camilla Outlaw, a letter carrier from Pasadena netted a $75,000 windfall windfall

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 from a trip to The Big Spin wheel. Ms. Outlaw outplayed nine other Aces High contestants in two elimination rounds for a chance to spin for up to $3 million. The mother of a 19 month-old daughter, Ms. Outlaw wants to lay strong foundation for the future with her newfound new¬∑found ¬†
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 wealth. "I will use the money to save for a house and for my daughter's college education," she said.

Another big winner whose children are very important to her was Lidia Guzman of Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. . She uncovered Uncovered may refer to:
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 SPIN-SPIN-SPIN on a winning Big Spin Scratchers[R] ticket and went directly to The Big Spin wheel. Ms. Guzman walked away with $40,000 and could only think of the good the money would do for her kids. "I want to help out my son and daughters," she said when asked what plans she had for her prize.

Of course, the children of Lottery lottery, scheme for distributing prizes by lot or other method of chance selection to persons who have paid for the opportunity to win. The term is not applicable when lots are drawn without payment by the interested parties to determine some matter, e.g.  winners are not the only ones who benefit. Public education receives at least 34 cents of every dollar players spend on Lottery products. The California California (kăl'ĭfôr`nyə), most populous state in the United States, located in the Far West; bordered by Oregon (N), Nevada and, across the Colorado River, Arizona (E), Mexico (S), and the Pacific Ocean (W).  Lottery contributed a record $1.28 billion to public education in 2005-06 out of historic sales of $3.58 billion, the sixth year in a row the Lottery has provided more than $1 billion in supplemental funding for education. Since its inception in 1985, the Lottery has contributed more than $18 billion to California schools.
                            Winner's Summary

NAME                             CITY                          AMOUNT
----                             ----                          ------

Camila Outlaw                    Pasadena                     $ 75,000
Lidia Guzman                     Los Angeles                  $ 40,000
Tommisee Thomas                  Los Angeles                  $  5,000
Gregory Sanchez                  Redding                      $  4,000
George Smith                     Hawthorne                    $  2,500
Debra Johnson                    Sacramento                   $  2,000
Mario Gomez                      San Jose                     $  2,000
Joselito Bello                   Daly City                    $  1,750
Dorothy Bellone                  Hayward                      $  1,750
Rigoberto Jimenez                Maywood                      $  1,750
Maxine Burney                    Manteca                      $  1,750

                                                       TOTAL  $137,500
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