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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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  • South Windsor Challenger Day at Fenway

    For some, just attending a Red Sox game alone would be unforgettable, but for one South Windsor Little League team a whole entire day spent at Fenway Park became a remarkable dream come true.  CVS Caremark put together the All Kids Can Baseball Camp at...
  • Homebuyers have to play the lottery at Tuscany

    Homebuyers have to play the lottery at Tuscany
    Inside a blissfully air-conditioned white tent on Saturday morning, 97 prospective homebuyers scribbled their names on blue index cards and tossed them in a tumbler. With only 58 lots to sell, GL Homes held a lottery on the opening day of Tuscany, a new...
  • Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN

    Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN
    The lottery lady is staying on WGN-Ch. 9, at least for another year.   After flirting with digital alternatives, the Illinois Lottery has agreed to a discounted one-year deal to keep the live drawings on the Tribune Co. station, its television home...
  • Gambling, guns, Harry Potter, taxes — by the numbers

    Gambling, guns, Harry Potter, taxes — by the numbers
    Today's edition of the Friday Files is strictly by the numbers. •5.3 billion. That's how many dollars Floridians and visitors spent on lottery tickets last year. It's a record high. •3 billion. That's about how much went to winners —...
  • Humor Mill Orlando presents 'Locked out of Fringe'

    Humor Mill Orlando presents 'Locked out of Fringe'
    When the shows for the Orlando Fringe Festival were picked in a lottery last year, The Humor Mill Orlando was not chosen. But the good-humored folks of the comedy troupe wrote a show anyway. "Locked out of Fringe! (The 2014 Orlando Fringe Festival...
  • Businesses howl over new rules on game machines

    Businesses howl over new rules on game machines
    Jerry Greenspan has been running the Fun City arcade in Ocean City for 40 years, long enough to see children who played games there grow up and bring their children to continue the summer boardwalk tradition. Now he wonders how long it can go on. "We...
  • New process for hiring L.A. firefighters wins OK; recruiting to resume

    New process for hiring L.A. firefighters wins OK; recruiting to resume
    Members of the Los Angeles Civil Service Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve an overhaul of the rules for hiring city firefighters, restarting a recruitment effort halted in March amid concerns about nepotism and mismanagement. In a bid...
  • Greipel finally wins in crash-hit sixth stage

    REIMS France (Reuters) - Andre Greipel emerged from the shadow of fellow German Marcel Kittel to win a crash-hit sixth stage of the Tour de France, a 194-km ride from Arras on Thursday. Norway's Alexander Kristoff was second and Frenchman Samuel Dumoulin...
  • Lottery for Tuscany homes set for Saturday

    Lottery for Tuscany homes set for Saturday
    The lottery for homes at the new Tuscany development near Delray Beach begins Saturday at 9:30 a.m. GL Homes is building the 454-home community on Atlantic Avenue, just east of Florida's Turnpike. Prices range from the $300,000s to the $400,000s....
  • Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June

    Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June
    Maryland's four casinos brought in $72 million in revenue in June, an 8 percent jump over the month a year earlier, lottery officials said Monday. Maryland Live Casino, the top earner of all casinos on the East Coast that offer both slots and table...
  • Apopka man wins $500K in Florida Lottery scratch-off game

    Apopka man wins $500K in Florida Lottery scratch-off game
    A 42-year-old Apopka man won $500,000 in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game. It was the top prize in the 20X the Cash Scratch-Off game. He bought the $5 ticket at Kangaroo Express, located at 1500 N. Wekiva Springs Road in Apopka The game had more...