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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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  • Chances of a perfect March Madness bracket? 1 in 9.2 quintillion

    Chances of a perfect March Madness bracket? 1 in 9.2 quintillion
    The probability of creating the perfect March Madness bracket is shockingly low — as in less than 1 in 9.2 quintillion (or 9,223,372,036,854,775,808) chance. Jeff Bergen, a mathematics professor at DePaul University, crunched the numbers and...
  • Global Academy Is Top Pick For Hartford's School Choice Lottery

    Global Academy Is Top Pick For Hartford's School Choice Lottery
    HARTFORD — Global Communications Academy, an International Baccalaureate school on Edwards Street, was the top choice for Hartford families who applied for the district's 2015-16 school choice lottery, according to unofficial tallies released...
  • Sibling preference part of SoLehigh's proposed Spanish immersion policy

    Sibling preference part of SoLehigh's proposed Spanish immersion policy
    Preference to siblings will likely be part of Southern Lehigh School District's new Spanish Immersion enrollment policy. The school board indicated its support for sibling preference in a 5-3 vote taken last week as part of a first reading of the new...
  • Maryland casino revenue declines for second month

    Maryland casino revenue declines for second month
    After months of setting records, Maryland casinos generated $84.9 million in revenue in January, according to state gambling regulators, marking the second straight month the figure has declined. After Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opened in August, the...
  • Powerball jackpot likely to top $360 million

    Powerball jackpot likely to top $360 million
    Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $317 million Powerball drawing. Sue Dooley is the senior drawing manager for the Multi-State Lottery Association, which oversees Powerball. She says there will be another drawing...
  • 'Project Almanac' a leap back in time, not forward

    In Hollywood's seemingly endless quest to use the found-footage gimmick to resuscitate any subgenre, we have the new time-travel movie "Project Almanac." The film self-consciously name-drops "Looper," although it probably has more in common with the...
  • Powerball jackpot soars to $450 million

    Powerball jackpot soars to $450 million
    Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in Saturday's Powerball drawing, resulting in a $450 million jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday. The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing were 5-10-21-34-58, with a Powerball of 33 and...
  • Powerball en Puerto Rico repartirá 261 millones de dólares

    Powerball en Puerto Rico repartirá 261 millones de dólares
    SAN JUAN - El sorteo de hoy de Powerball reparte en Puerto Rico 261 millones de dólares, el premio más alto en la historia de las Loterías en Puerto Rico, según informó en un comunicado el secretario auxiliar de la Lotería Electrónica, Antonio Pérez...
  • Newington Goes Ahead With Aerospace Academy Plans

    NEWINGTON — The aerospace academy planned at John Wallace Middle School taxied for takeoff earlier this month when the town council voted unanimously to put the project out to bid. The district plans to award contracts and begin work in the spring,...
  • 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...
  • 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...