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Lotteries

Lotteries
A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Call about Mega Millions winnings is a mega scam

    Call about Mega Millions winnings is a mega scam
    The Mega Millions is a real game offered by the Pennsylvania Lottery. But you don't win it by using your credit card at a store, as a local woman says she was told in an obvious con call. The woman, a senior citizen, said the caller was a woman with a...
  • Virginia Wesleyan to host Buddhism scholar

    Virginia Wesleyan College's Center for the Study of Religious Freedom will host Rita M. Gross, a religious studies scholar and advanced Buddhist practitioner, for two events this week on campus. Both programs are free and open to the public. The center...
  • Jimmy Ray Dunn talks about getting fired, what he's learned, and what comes next

    Jimmy Ray Dunn talks about getting fired, what he's learned, and what comes next
     On Monday, local country music station Eagle 97.3 FM fired the longtime morning DJ team of Jimmy Ray Dunn and Jen Lewis.  Dunn, 56, began at the station in 1991. He was fired in 1994, then brought back a year later, with Lewis joining the show at...
  • Pa. Lottery introducing new 'Pick' twice-daily drawings

    Pa. Lottery introducing new 'Pick' twice-daily drawings
    HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Lottery is launching a new lineup of daily drawings that includes new names for some longstanding games. Lottery officials say four games will be grouped together as "PICK" games, in which players can bet on...
  • Lisa Madigan blocks settlement between Illinois Lottery, Northstar

     Lisa Madigan blocks settlement between Illinois Lottery, Northstar
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has scuttled the deal to sever ties with the company hired to manage the Illinois Lottery, which former Gov. Pat Quinn fired last summer after years of underwhelming financial performance. In a letter to the...
  • Winning $16 million lotto ticket sold in Chicago

    Winning $16 million lotto ticket sold in Chicago
    A Chicago Loop store has sold a winning Quick Pick lottery ticket worth $16,250,000. The winning Quick Pick lotto ticket matched all six numbers -- 07, 19, 22, 47, 48, 49 -- in Thursday's Illinois Lottery drawing. The winner has yet to come forward to...
  • Report calls for another overhaul in hiring of LAFD firefighters

    Report calls for another overhaul in hiring of LAFD firefighters
    The controversial process for hiring firefighters at the Los Angeles Fire Department needs another overhaul, according to a new study released Thursday. The 150-page report, prepared for the city by experts at the Rand Corp., features a series of...
  • Man buys lottery tickets to break $100 bill, wins $10 million

    Man buys lottery tickets to break $100 bill, wins $10 million
    A Massachusetts man who bought two lottery tickets at a Boston grocery shop to break a $100 bill so he could buy lunch ended up winning $10 million. Lottery officials announced Thursday that Richard Noll and his wife claimed the prize at lottery...
  • Seahawks fans need plenty of luck _ or cash _ to get Super Bowl tickets

    After watching their team win with a series of improbable moves in the NFC championship game, Seahawks fans are hoping a similar kind of luck will get them Super Bowl tickets. Kevin Rempel-Cheuk is going to Arizona because he has a childhood friend who...
  • Decision on casino slot machine reduction postponed

    Decision on casino slot machine reduction postponed
    State casino regulators postponed a decision on whether Maryland Live Casino and Horseshoe Baltimore Casino can eliminate some slot machines and add more table games until lawmakers can review the potential impact on state revenues. Edward J. Kasemeyer,...
  • Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Ken Griffin's new views, bacon bets and more

    Phil Rosenthal's Margin Call: Ken Griffin's new views, bacon bets and more
    Billionaire Ken Griffin bought full-floor homes on the 37th and 46th floors of Chicago's Waldorf Astoria. He obviously loved the view. The view in turn was required to sign a binding prenuptial agreement. The New Hampshire Lottery said it will introduce...