Court Rules Mega Millions Legal in California - Tuesday 13th of June 2006

SACRAMENTO – As reported by the Sacramento Business Journal: "A Sacramento Superior Court judge ruled late Tuesday that California's multi-state MEGA Millions game is legal and authorized to operate in California.

"Judge Lloyd Connelly also ruled the Lottery Commission is operating lawfully and that the MEGA Millions operation in California does not require specific legislative approval.

"The court acknowledged that a conflict may exist regarding different jackpot claim periods among partner states, and the court gave the Lottery a year to address this issue. The suit was brought against the Lottery Commission by the California Coalition Against Gambling Expansion…"

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