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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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  • Powerball jackpot surges to $485 million; drawing tonight

    Powerball jackpot surges to $485 million; drawing tonight
    The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $485 million, making Wednesday night's drawing the fifth largest prize in U.S. history. It's been more than two months since someone won the Powerball jackpot, so the prize has been gradually growing from its $40...
  • Peninsula residents eye $485 million Powerball jackpot

    Peninsula residents eye $485 million Powerball jackpot
    Residents of the Peninsula are joining people across the country who have their eyes on the $485 million jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball drawing. Among them is Newport News resident Harry Johnson, 47, who was buying tickets at Aberdeen Food Mart in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Premio mayor del Powerball subió a $485 millones

    Premio mayor del Powerball subió a $485 millones
    Si está aún buscando un regalo para el Día de San Valentín para ese ser amado, tenemos una sugerencia que podría valer millones — más de 485 millones de dólares, para ser precisos. Y es que el sorteo de hoy miércoles 11 de febrero trae un premio...
  • 818 Roundup: Nahabedian files lawsuit to get on ballot; $14M lotto ticket still unclaimed

    818 Roundup: Nahabedian files lawsuit to get on ballot; $14M lotto ticket still unclaimed
    Good morning, 818! It's Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 87 degrees and a low of 55 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local headlines: -- After election officials...
  • Town and school officials hosting public comment sessions about school safety, security guards

    Beverly Pajor said she feels that her children are safer at school now that there is an armed security officer stationed there. "I feel a lot more confident knowing someone is there to keep them safe," she said. "It's just another part of school...
  • Conversion charter schools too often overlooked in debate

    Conversion charter schools too often overlooked in debate
    In the few weeks since the release of the Abell Foundation's report on charter schools in Maryland, there has been a great deal of reaction, including in the editorial, op-ed and letter sections of this newspaper. Those of us happily working in the...
  • These things are more likely to happen to you than winning Powerball

    These things are more likely to happen to you than winning Powerball
    The thought of winning nearly a half-billion dollars is enough to overcome the reality that the chance of matching all six Powerball numbers Wednesday night is about 1 in 175 million. Those are long odds. Longer than the odds of many things a lot of...
  • 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,...
  • Hampton truck driver wins $100,000 lottery prize

    Hampton truck driver wins $100,000 lottery prize
    A Hampton truck driver took home a $100,000 prize in a Virginia Lottery game recently. Ronnie Davis won the prize in the $1,000,000 Money Ball game after matching all five numbers in the drawing Jan. 31, according to a news release from the Virginia...