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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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  • Local residents help push brisk sales of Powerball tickets

    Local residents help push brisk sales of Powerball tickets
    For years, Danielle Harris' dad bought Powerball tickets every day. It's a fond memory she has of him, she said, because he recently passed away. So when Harris saw a bright sign in the window of a 7-Eleven advertising Wednesday's huge jackpot, she...
  • Lottery releases bacon-scented ticket

    Lottery ticket buyers in New Hampshire who dream of bringing home the bacon now can smell it, too. The state lottery has released its first scratch-n-sniff "I Heart Bacon" ticket this month, which features a $1,000 grand prize. Lottery Commission...
  • UCF growth vs. residents

    University of Central Florida plans to create a downtown campus near the Parramore neighborhood have been the subject of recent news coverage. Has anyone asked residents of Parramore and adjacent neighborhoods what they want? A front-page Orlando...
  • Election ballot placement decided by lottery

    Election ballot placement decided by lottery
    The ballot positions for Buffalo Grove village president and the Village Board candidates have been set after a lottery was held Dec. 29. In the village president race, Beverly Sussman will be listed above Jeff Braiman. Six men are running for three...
  • 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...
  • 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 climbs to $317M after lull

    Powerball jackpot climbs to $317M after lull
    DES MOINES, Iowa — It's been a while, but there's a giant Powerball jackpot that's expected to have a prize of $317 million by Wednesday night's drawing. The total is a return to form for Powerball, which has been known, along with Mega Millions,...
  • Winning $270 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Glendale Heights

    Winning $270 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Glendale Heights
    An Illinois lottery player won the first jackpot of 2015, worth an estimated $270 million in a Mega Millions drawing Friday, officials said. The ticket, a "quick pick" meaning the numbers were "computer-selected," was sold at Bucky's Express, 1202...
  • Conflicted lottery winner feels poorer in spirit

    Conflicted lottery winner feels poorer in spirit
    Lucky them. Four Central Florida people joined the ranks of the nouveau riche this week when each cashed a winning lottery ticket, including two who became overnight millionaires. But the biggest winner in the group, an Orlando nursing assistant who...
  • 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...