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SUPERLOTTO PLUS JACKPOT RICHEST YET.



Byline: Orith Goldberg Staff Writer

With the 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.  jackpot up to $44 million for today's drawing, some San Fernando Valley San Fernando Valley

Valley, southern California, U.S. Northwest of central Los Angeles, the valley is bounded by the San Gabriel, Santa Susana, and Santa Monica mountains and the Simi Hills.
 residents couldn't resist plunking down more than just a dollar Tuesday in hopes of a windfall windfall

An unexpected profit or gain. An investor holding a stock that increases greatly in price because of an unexpected takeover offer receives a windfall.
 return.

At a Canoga Park 7-Eleven, Surinder Narang said the store he manages took in more than $670 in ticket sales Tuesday, with one person buying as many as 80 SuperLotto Plus tickets and another buying 120.

``We're doing good,'' he said. ``(Today) I expect longer lines.''

Today's pool is the largest jackpot since the first SuperLotto Plus drawing, June 7.

Edwin Campos Campos (käm`ps), city (1996 pop. 391,299), Rio de Janeiro state, SE Brazil, on the Paraíba River near its mouth. , manager at a Chevron gas station in Van Nuys, agreed the large jackpot is pulling in the customers.

``(The jackpot) is more than usual, so we've got a lot of people coming in,'' he said. ``(Today) will be even busier because most people wait for the last day to buy.''

Lottery officials, who expect today's SuperLotto Plus sales to reach at least $8 million, double Tuesday's expected take, were pleased with the larger jackpot that rolled over from Saturday's $33 million drawing.

``It's a very exciting time,'' said 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 spokeswoman Cathy Doyle Johnston.

Fourteen people who picked five out five numbers in one field, but missed the sixth Mega number Many states have set up lottery games that award a substantial prize, often in the tens or even hundreds of millions of dollars to some lucky winner or group of winners. Such games often go by the name of Mega Millions, Hot Lotto, or Powerball. , each won $14,000 Saturday, Johnston said.

The old SuperLotto, which included a choice of six numbers in the same field, was changed to SuperLotto Plus in June, which requires a choice of five numbers in a field ranging from one to 47 and a sixth Mega number ranging from one to 27 in order to win.
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Date:Aug 9, 2000
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