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Lotteries

Lotteries
A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Woman mugged, lottery ticket winnings taken in Middle Smithfield

    A woman in purple pajama pants mugged another woman for $100 in lottery winnings outside a Middle Smithfield convenience store Saturday night, according to state police. State police said the victim, a 23-year-old Bushkill woman, had cashed a winning...
  • Daytona Beach man among three, $1M winners in scratch-off game

    Daytona Beach man among three, $1M winners in scratch-off game
    Lawrence Summers is a big-time winner. Just check out his oversized check. The Daytona Beach man recently posed with it for a photo at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. The jaw-dropping payout: $1,000,000. Summers, along with two...
  • 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...
  • Happy Valentines Day, South Florida

    Happy Valentines Day, South Florida
    Valentine's Day is not for everybody, that's the hard candy truth. For those in love, the manufactured holiday is one of the toughest of the year. So much pressure. So many expectations. So hard to get a last-minute reservation at the Diplomat. But...
  • Connecticut Lottery: 43 Years, Nearly 25 Billion Dollars

    Connecticut Lottery: 43 Years, Nearly 25 Billion Dollars
    Forty-three years ago, as Connecticut officials were gearing up to sell the very first tickets for the state’s newly approved lottery, Gov. Thomas Meskill bullishly declared that residents’ appetite for legalized gambling would put $14 million...
  • Winning lottery ticket bought in Orlando still unclaimed; $112,000 top prize

    Winning lottery ticket bought in Orlando still unclaimed; $112,000 top prize
    Five winning lottery numbers dropped in September, and the lucky owner of the Orlando-bought golden ticket still hasn't claimed the top $112,000 prize. The Florida Lottery announced Monday that the deadline to claim the FANTASY 5 top prize is March 2...
  • Dem mayor incumbents lose in ballot placement lottery

    No Lake County incumbent Democratic mayor facing a challenge in the May primary won the coveted top position on the ballot in Tuesday's lottery before the Lake County Election Board. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and East Chicago Mayor Anthony...
  • Hartford Group Proposes School Lottery Advantage For Clark School Students

    Hartford Group Proposes School Lottery Advantage For Clark School Students
    HARTFORD — Arguing that Clark Elementary School families have been "failed again," the education reform group Achieve Hartford! called on school officials to "go bold" and give Clark students an advantage in this year's school choice lotteries....
  • In historic move, Jamaica extradites fraud suspect

    In historic move, Jamaica extradites fraud suspect
    In a historic international move to fight fraud, a Jamaican man has been extradited to South Florida to face charges he duped people into thinking they had won the lottery and persuaded them to send money to collect their "winnings." Damion Bryan...
  • Oswego schools face choice on dual language program

    Oswego schools face choice on dual language program
    Changes are coming to how Spanish-speaking students working to master English are educated at the Oswego-based Community Unit School District 308, where school board members will soon be asked to choose a new approach to teach those students. District...
  • Sex predator allowed to spend lottery winnings despite looming lawsuit

    A Mount Dora sexual predator who won a lottery prize is free to spend his winnings despite a pending lawsuit brought by two men who say he abused them as children, a judge ruled Friday. Timothy Poole, who pleaded guilty to attempted sexual battery on a...