SACRAMENTO (CBS SF) -- Just because a scratcher is available doesn't mean the top prize is still available.
Black $10 scratchers are flying off the rack in California after a woman scratched her way to a million dollar prize earlier this week.
But most gamblers don't realize that the top prizes may already have been claimed.
The top prizes for $2 'Lucky For Life' scratchers are all gone.
"It's very infrequent that there would be zero, but there could be a few retail locations that the tickets haven't been cleared from the shelf yet," Alex Traverso of the California Lottery said.
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