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$88 Million SUPERLOTTO PLUS Jackpot Winner!

17 August 2000

SACRAMENTO, California--(Press Release)--Aug. 17, 2000-- Lottery officials announced that almost 2 million winners won in the various categories of Wednesday's $88 million SuperLotto Plus draw.

One ticket matched all five numbers plus the MEGA number, winning $88 million and the third largest jackpot in California Lottery history.

A winner who chooses cash option would receive roughly half of the jackpot or $44 million. A winner who chooses the payments over 26 years would receive payments of $2.1 million the first year, graduating to $4.1 million in the 26th year.

The winning ticket was sold at the Smoke Signals, 2223 Polk Street, San Francisco, California. The retailer will receive $440,000 or half of one percent of the jackpot. This is the largest bonus paid to any retailer in California Lottery history.

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