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California Lottery Website Off for 48 hrs./Alternative Website

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Posted: June 26, 2011, 3:30 pm - IP Logged

Last night I could not get the CA Lottery site to come up. This morning I got an email from them saying they have technical difficulties for the next 48 hours and here is their alternative website address to use in the meantime:

 

       http://pws.calottery.com/default.htm

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    Posted: June 26, 2011, 3:33 pm - IP Logged

    Last night I could not get the CA Lottery site to come up. This morning I got an email from them saying they have technical difficulties for the next 48 hours and here is their alternative website address to use in the meantime:

     

           http://pws.calottery.com/default.htm

    Try All Lotto.  I've gotten results for NJ there when the NJ website is having problems.

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      Posted: June 26, 2011, 4:25 pm - IP Logged

      Thanks Calabs!! The addy I posted works great. Besides, there's lots more stuff there than just results.

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        Posted: June 28, 2011, 12:54 am - IP Logged

        Not that I was keeping track, but the website was down since last Thursday night, and I'm pretty sure that the CA Lottery is closed every Friday due to budget constraints, so I was wondering whether they would revive the website before the weekend ended.

        So good for them for eventually getting somebody to go restart that server.

        As an aside, it was nice that LP provided results for most of the games.  It makes sense that some of the lesser-known games like Daily 3 and Daily Derby did not get results back at all.  But it was nice (I guess) that LP let me prove that I did not win the lotto this weekend.  It sure would have made for an interesting conversation otherwise.

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          Posted: June 28, 2011, 10:57 am - IP Logged

          Last night I could not get the CA Lottery site to come up. This morning I got an email from them saying they have technical difficulties for the next 48 hours and here is their alternative website address to use in the meantime:

           

                 http://pws.calottery.com/default.htm

          Join the Club:

          http://www.lotterypost.com/thread/233231

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            Posted: June 28, 2011, 11:08 am - IP Logged

            Try All Lotto.  I've gotten results for NJ there when the NJ website is having problems.

            Why in the world wouldn't you simply use the Lottery Post lottery results pages? 

            In every Google search category, Lottery Post consistently ranks as the highest non-government site in terms of popularity and Web traffic.  I would add accuracy and timeliness to that as well, but it's tough to provide measurable proof.

             

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              Posted: June 29, 2011, 12:44 am - IP Logged

              The website is pretty slow today and the alternative website no longer works. The California Lottery website has been experiencing an intermittent problem for nearly a week now.

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                Posted: June 29, 2011, 1:30 am - IP Logged

                Sorry Todd, I thought of that but forgot to type it at the time.

                Thanx redhot, I just found out I can't get there by either link, the normal one nor the alternative. Good thing we have Lottery Post right here for results!

                Click on Results uptop and go to US then Cali!!

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                  Posted: June 29, 2011, 1:41 am - IP Logged

                  Sorry Todd, I thought of that but forgot to type it at the time.

                  Thanx redhot, I just found out I can't get there by either link, the normal one nor the alternative. Good thing we have Lottery Post right here for results!

                  Click on Results uptop and go to US then Cali!!

                  Thanks but the information I am looking for is not available from LP. It is about the odd of each scratch ticket and about how many prizes are still available. The website is still available from my end but pretty slow.

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                    Posted: June 29, 2011, 7:20 am - IP Logged

                    Thanks but the information I am looking for is not available from LP. It is about the odd of each scratch ticket and about how many prizes are still available. The website is still available from my end but pretty slow.

                    Of course, only the official site has that.  But that's not what the discussion was about above.

                     

                    Check the State Lottery Report Card
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                    Sign the Petition for True Lottery Drawings
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                      Posted: June 29, 2011, 10:48 pm - IP Logged

                      I certainly kept track and I also posted on Facebook and ask CA Lottery directly if their website was down..I don't think I got an answer the same day--thanks to LP that I was able to get the numbers for my dad.Sleepy  Not good PR to take 48 hours to fix their website!!