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Lotteries

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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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  • $1,000 slot monthly slot play at Isle

    $1,000 slot monthly slot play at Isle
    There's nothing like having a consistent flow of cash to spend at the casino, and the Isle Casino and Racing has a plan. At 10 p.m. each Saturday in August, the casino gives one person $1,000 in free slot play every month for a year. Preliminary...
  • Panel wants L.A. to look at using prizes to boost voter turnout

    Panel wants L.A. to look at using prizes to boost voter turnout
    Alarmed that fewer than one-fourth of voters are showing up for municipal elections, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission voted Thursday to recommend that the City Council look at using cash prizes to lure a greater number of people to the polls. On a 3-...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 15: Foreign policy, same-sex marriage, Suffolk man wins $125,000

    Obama's foreign policy questioned As the United States ramps up its intervention in Iraq, the Daily Press Editorial Board raised questions about the cohesion and philosophy governing President Barack Obama's approach to foreign policy. Rainy Gutters:...
  • Quinn dismisses lottery management firm

    Quinn dismisses lottery management firm
    Gov. Pat Quinn has fired the private company that runs the Illinois Lottery after it fell nearly a half-billion dollars short of revenues it promised to raise for the state during the first three years of its 10-year contract.   It’s not clear...
  • Unclaimed $700,000 lottery ticket sold in Homer Glen

    Unclaimed $700,000 lottery ticket sold in Homer Glen
    The winning ticket for Wednesday's Lucky Day Lotto drawing was sold at a Homer Glen gas station, but so far no one has stepped forward to claim the $700,000 prize. The winner successfully matched all five numbers — 04-13-14-27-29 — on a...
  • Feeling lucky? Los Angeles mulls lottery system in local elections

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles city leaders are considering a lottery system to reward citizens for casting a ballot in local elections, in a measure to combat low voter turnout that officials and outside observers say could be a first for any U.S....
  • How to keep Hollywood in Hollywood

    How to keep Hollywood in Hollywood
    Faced with a crisis of "runaway production" that is threatening one of Los Angeles' signature industries, California lawmakers are poised to quadruple the amount of money available to help persuade film and television productions to remain in the state....
  • Finnegans Wake battles Arlington Million history

     Finnegans Wake battles Arlington Million history
    Although Finnegans Wake has heredity and environment going for him in Saturday's Arlington Million XXXII the history book suggests he won't wind up in the winner's circle. Finnegans Wake's sire, Powerscourt, won the 2005 Million (after being...
  • Lawmakers Unveil Overhaul of California's Film and TV Tax Credit Lottery

    California's means of awarding film and television tax credits would switch from a lottery system to one based on an applicant's ability to create new jobs, according to an outline of a series of amendments to pending legislation to expand and extend...
  • Key California State Senator '100-Percent Committed' to Passing Tax Credit Bill

    The day after his chief of staff sent an e-mail to industry officials signaling the lawmaker's opposition to the bill as written, California State Sen. Kevin de Leon said that he was "100-percent committed" to passing legislation to expand and extend...
  • Sun To Play Liberty With Little Chance Of Reaching Playoffs

    UNCASVILLE — When Connecticut Sun management fired Mike Thibault following the 2012 playoffs, it understood the transition would require patience. Thibault had been the only coach since the team came here from Orlando in 2003. The arrival of Anne...