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Lucky La Palma Lotto ticket pays out $647,000

January 12, 2010 12:00:00 AM PST
A lucky La Palma-area man won $647,000 in Friday's California Lottery MEGA Millions drawing.The lucky winner presented his ticket at the Santa Fe Springs lottery office.

The man asked to remain anonymous, so his name was not released. The winning ticket matched five of six numbers, barely missing the $48 million jackpot.

The winning ticket holder says he's still happy, and is looking forward to paying off his bills. The winning ticket was purchased at Granada Liquor, 5501 Orangethorpe Avenue, in La Palma.

MEGA Millions is a multi-state game played in California and 11 other states.