California Lottery Now Shows Luckiest Retailers in Your Area

Where can you increase your odds of a big win?

California Lottery now shows you the luckiest retailers in the state on its website.

JP Liquors in Los Altos may sell liquor and food but prides itself on lottery ticket sales.

It's on the California Lottery's historically luckiest retailer list, one of 14 in the Bay Area. They have sold $2 million tickets in the past.

"It's a great feeling. The people were elated. We were elated,” said Greg Rivera of JP Liquors.

The lottery's upgraded website now shows the luckiest retailers in your area in the past year.

Just type in your zip code and see the shops that have sold a ticket of $100,000 or more, an average of 400 winning tickets a week, or paid out more than $4,000 a week.

That includes Hana's Bottle Shop in Santa Clara, which sold six $500 tickets the last three days.

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Customers flock to these shops when a big jackpot is up for the taking. Wednesday's mega million was $115 million.

Stores NBC Bay Area talked to said high sales volume after a big win helps them be titled "lucky." The owners hope they continue to live up to it.

The luckiest in all of Northern California is Kavanagh Liquors in San Lorenzo.


  • Kavanagh Liquors #1, 500 Via Mercado, San Lorenzo
  • 7-Eleven, 4270 Senter Rd, San Jose
  • Hana's Bottle Shop, 3149 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
  • Crystal Springs Wine & Spirits, 740 Polhemus Rd, San Mateo
  • JP Liquors, 996 Loraine Av, Los Altos
  • Quick Mart, 2480 Skyline Bl, Pacifica
  • Liquor City, 1230 W Hillsdale Bl, San Mateo
  • Kwik Stop, 3157 Walnut Av, Fremont
  • Lyons Liquor, 4100 Foothill Bl, Oakland
  • 7-Eleven, 1540 Solano Av, Albany
  • Miraloma Market, 755 Portola Dr, San Francisco
  • 19th Ave Liquor, 1800 19th Av, San Francisc
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