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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 $500 million for Wednesday's drawing

    Powerball jackpot surges to $500 million for Wednesday's drawing
    If $450 million wasn't enough to entice people to take their chances on Wednesday's monstrous Powerball jackpot, perhaps half a billion dollars will do the trick. As of Wednesday morning, the jackpot had skyrocketed to $500 million, which would be worth...
  • Powerball jackpot reaches $500 million, only the latest mega prize

    Powerball jackpot reaches $500 million, only the latest mega prize
    The Powerball jackpot hit $500 million on Wednesday. It's the third-largest jackpot in the game's history and the fifth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. So is that actually a big deal? Mega jackpots are a regular occurrence now, with totals of...
  • Fox news crew robbed while filming Powerball segment

    Fox news crew robbed while filming Powerball segment
    A Fox-affiliated news crew was attacked in Hayward early Wednesday, the latest in a string of robberies targeting media in the Bay Area, authorities said. The KTVU-Channel 2 crew was wrapping up filming for a Powerball segment at a convenience store...
  • Lottery fraud targeted seniors, feds say

    Lottery fraud targeted seniors, feds say
    When investigators discovered victims of a lottery fraud were shipping thousands of dollars to a South Florida man two years ago, they issued a stern warning and got him to sign a legal agreement that he would never do it again. But federal prosecutors...
  • $500 million! Powerball jackpot hits an even half-billion

    $500 million! Powerball jackpot hits an even half-billion
    The Powerball jackpot has reached half a billion dollars as anticipation builds for Wednesday night's drawing. No one won Saturday night’s jackpot estimated at $394 million, so it pushed the potential winnings to $500 million as Wednesday morning....
  • SoLehigh nixes vote on Spanish immersion policy, saying proposal would create 'uproar'

    A new method of enrolling students in Southern Lehigh School District's Spanish language immersion program was shot down Monday after several school board members said it favored a select few. The proposal called for creating a lottery system allocating...
  • Huge Powerball jackpot up for grabs

    Huge Powerball jackpot up for grabs
    The nearly $500 million Powerball jackpot tonight could leave a lone winner with an estimated $327.7 million lump sum payment — enough to buy the most expensive piece of art ever sold and still have $27 million to build a private museum for it. It...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Epic changes at LVHN, St. Luke's

    WATCH THIS: Ever wanted to design and make your own cellphone at home? Find out about the enormous undertaking — both financially and in manpower — at the Valley's two largest hospital systems. Meanwhile, taxpayers are shelling out $6...
  • What you could buy with the $450M Powerball prize

    What you could buy with the $450M Powerball prize
    There are a lot of things you could buy with $450 million. Come Wednesday's drawing, one lucky person could receive that massive amount of money from the Powerball. Odds are slim -- 1 in 175,223,510 -- that you'll be the win the grand prize, but it'...