Three Big Lotto Winners in SoCal; One Has Yet to Claim Cash

A $205,000 prize had not been claimed days after the drawing.

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    Three big winners bought their Lottery tickets in Southern California, including a man who bought a $1 million Powerball ticket in Buena Park. A $205,000 MEGA Millions prize still has yet to be claimed.

    Three people who bought tickets in Southern California scored big Lottery wins last week - including an Orange County man who won a $1 million prize.

    However, no one hit the Powerball or MEGA Millions jackpots. The Powerball jackpot will increase to $116 million in the next drawing on Wednesday, while the MEGA Millions jackpot will be $92 million in the Tuesday draw, according to lottery officials.

    A $205,000 MEGA Millions prize still has yet to be claimed, officials said; someone bought the winning ticket at Mario's Liquor in Los Angeles (map).

    The state's first million-dollar Powerball winner was Orange County resident Tom Ngumi, according to California Lottery officials. He bought his ticket at King 17 Food Store in Buena Park (map).

    Shane Hayden, owner of Shaneco Plumbing & Rooter, bought a Fantasy 5 ticket at North Oaks Liquor and Market in Thousand Oaks (map) that turned out to be worth more than $150,000. In the same drawing, Ali Hamedi, a San Francisco convenience store owner, drew the same numbers and also won $150,000.