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A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Voting for dollars: It's not nutty, it's the latest idea to boost turnout in L.A. elections

    Voting for dollars: It's not nutty, it's the latest idea to boost turnout in L.A. elections
    Here's Nathan Hochman's get-out-the-vote message: Fill in a ballot and you could win thousands! In a city where nearly 80% of the electorate chose not to vote in the last mayoral election, does he have your attention? Hochman, the head of the Los Angeles Ethics Commission, made a national splash when he floated the idea that L.A. could improve its dismal voter turnout in municipal elections by offering a cash prize lottery to voters. Appointed to the commission in 2011, Hochman is a former Justice Department prosecutor now in private practice who hopes the City Council and the voters will take L.A.'s poor voter turnout seriously, and here he seriously considers and defends the ramifications of awarding Angelenos a cash prize for casting a ballot.
  • Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Lehigh County

    A Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $1 million was sold in Lehigh County, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery. The ticket from the Friday, Aug. 22 drawing was sold at Bandit Truck Plaza, 2277 Golden Key Road, Weisenberg Township. The winning ticket...

    Lotto tickets worth $80,000 stolen in Kissimmee

    Lotto tickets worth $80,000 stolen in Kissimmee
    Missing Lotto tickets worth $80,000 from a Kissimmee gas station resulted in the arrest Friday of a clerk, according to the Osceola County Sheriff's Office. Days earlier, the former owner of the Chevron gas station on East Osceola Parkway told sheriff's...

    Baltimore finally ready to gamble as casino opens Tuesday

    Baltimore finally ready to gamble as casino opens Tuesday
    Baltimore's first casino could have risen more than a dozen years ago on the faded industrial stretch that is now posh Harbor East. Or more controversially, slot machines could have made their city debut in the family-oriented Inner Harbor or at Pimlico...

    10 things you might not know about the lottery

     10 things you might not know about the lottery
    Gov. Pat Quinn decided this month not to take any more chances with Northstar Lottery Group, the company that runs the Illinois Lottery, after it fell far short of promised revenue. Northstar's firing was one of several recent lottery-related news...