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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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  • In a viral world, some death notices take on a life of their own

    In a viral world, some death notices take on a life of their own
    Take a friend fishing. Don't vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton. Buy a lottery ticket. And keep Mom away from my ashes. These are among thousands of emotional, humorous, sometimes snarky requests inserted into published obituaries, attributed to the...
  • ASK IRA: Were Riley's personnel moves underappreciated?

    ASK IRA: Were Riley's personnel moves underappreciated?
    Q: The Executive of the Year vote has to irk Pat Riley. Mitch Kupchak and Sam Hinkie got votes, while Riley did not get one single vote? The discovery of Hassan Whiteside and acquisition of Goran Dragic did not impress anyone outside Miami. The results...
  • The hottest guy in New York right now? Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton's face proudly adorns the $10 bill. But it's hard to imagine the founding father and treasury secretary, with all his famous ambition, ever anticipating just how many of those bills people would delightedly fork over one day to see a...
  • Jamaican police officer says country trying to stop scammers

    A top Jamaican law enforcement officer testifying in a North Dakota trial said Thursday his country is making progress in disrupting lottery scams but that many children still want to grow up to be fraudsters. Cpl. Kevin Watson testified in Bismarck...
  • News briefs: Rabid bat found in Frankfort

    News briefs: Rabid bat found in Frankfort
    Rabid bat found in Frankfort A live bat trapped in Frankfort represents Will County's first confirmed case of rabies among wildlife this year, according to the Will County Health Department. The bat was trapped Friday while hanging on to the base of a...
  • Gurnee resident hits it big in Gold Rush lottery

    Gurnee resident hits it big in Gold Rush lottery
    Patricia Easley of Gurnee won a top prize of $50,000 when she scratched a Gold Rush instant lottery ticket. Easley has lived in Lake County for 10 years. She was at home when she scratched the ticket and discovered her $50,000 win, according to a...
  • How to get early permits (this weekend!) to hike Yosemite's Half Dome

    How to get early permits (this weekend!) to hike Yosemite's Half Dome
    One upside to the drought: Hikers eager to summit Yosemite's Half Dome will have more time to try this year. The all-important cables that allow hikers to scale the final 400-foot pitch of the granite face will be in place starting Saturday, three weeks...
  • Mega Millions ticket worth $1M sold in Henrico County

    The Virginia Lottery says a Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million was sold in Henrico County. Nobody won Tuesday's jackpot, but someone who bought a ticket at a 7-Eleven store near the Richmond International Airport matched the first five numbers and...
  • New Lenox police officer wins tie breaker for spot on Plainfield board

     New Lenox police officer wins tie breaker for spot on Plainfield board
    A New Lenox police officer will be one of Plainfield's newest village trustees thanks to a lucky bingo ball. Brian Wojowski was declared the winner of the April 7 election after a lottery Friday to break a tie between him and candidate Michael Lambert....
  • W.Va. casino plans outdoor smoking patio to comply with ban

    Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort plans to build an outdoor smoking patio that would have video lottery slot machines and gaming tables. A countywide ban on smoking in enclosed public spaces goes into effect July 1. The ban adopted by the Hancock...
  • Four Maryland casinos accused of admitting underage customers

    Four Maryland casinos accused of admitting  underage customers
    Horseshoe Casino Baltimore would pay $8,000 and Maryland Live $1,000 in sanctions to settle allegations they allowed underage customers inside. They are among four Maryland casinos with which state gambling regulators have reached consent agreements to...