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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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  • Strong sales expected to push Powerball jackpot over $450 million

    Strong sales expected to push Powerball jackpot over $450 million
    Brisk sales of Powerball lottery tickets for Wednesday's huge jackpot are expected to push the potential prizewinning haul over $450 million. It is the lottery's third-largest jackpot ever. No player matched the winning six numbers drawn for Saturday'...
  • $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....
  • Powerball jackpot expected to surpass $450 million

    Powerball jackpot expected to surpass $450 million
    The jackpot for the twice-weekly Powerball drawing is expected to surpass $450 million by Wednesday, making it the third largest jackpot in the game’s history. No one claimed the estimated $394-million jackpot in Saturday’s drawing, which...
  • Maryland casino revenue declines for second month

    Maryland casino revenue declines for second month
    After months of setting records, Maryland casinos generated $84.9 million in revenue in January, according to state gambling regulators, marking the second straight month the figure has declined. After Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opened in August, the...
  • Pot industry regulations being crafted by panel

    Pot industry regulations being crafted by panel
    A panel crafting regulations to jump-start the state's new medical-marijuana industry replaced a lottery system, scrapped by a judge in November, with a scorecard to pick five nurseries to grow, process and distribute types of pot authorized by the...
  • Powerball jackpot swells to estimated $360 million after no one wins

    Powerball jackpot swells to estimated $360 million after no one wins
    Didn’t win Wednesday’s $317-million Powerball jackpot? Don’t fret, no one else did either. Anyone who buys a ticket for Saturday’s drawing will now be hoping for a piece of an estimated $360-million jackpot. No one has matched...
  • 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...
  • Powerball jackpot likely to top $360 million

    Powerball jackpot likely to top $360 million
    Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in the latest $317 million Powerball drawing. Sue Dooley is the senior drawing manager for the Multi-State Lottery Association, which oversees Powerball. She says there will be another drawing...
  • Kids' birthdates key to Orland Park man winning $850,000 in lottery

    Plenty of people hope family birthdates will prove to be lucky lottery numbers. For Steven Garbacik, the strategy actually worked. Garbacik, of Orland Park, won $850,000 in the Dec. 22 Lucky Day Lotto midday drawing, according to a statement from the...
  • $317-million Powerball jackpot expected for Wednesday drawing

    $317-million Powerball jackpot expected for Wednesday drawing
    The jackpot for the multistate Powerball lottery, which includes California, is expected to balloon to $317 million for Wednesday night’s drawing, lottery officials said. Players failed to match all six numbers during Saturday’s drawing...
  • 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,...