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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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  • Helen Oyeyemi on 'Boy, Snow, Bird'

    Helen Oyeyemi on 'Boy, Snow, Bird'
    In the novels of the young British writer Helen Oyeyemi, the gap between the fantasy world of fairy tales and "the real world" — whatever that is — all but collapses. "Mr. Fox" (2011), for example, is a fable about a writer and his dying...
  • James Worthy to represent Lakers at next month's draft lottery

    James Worthy to represent Lakers at next month's draft lottery
    James Worthy will represent the Lakers at the May 20 draft lottery, a Lakers spokesman said Wednesday. The team considered sending team governor Jeanie Buss, who represented the Lakers the last time they were in the lottery (2005), and also General...
  • Powerball jackpot at $400 million: A mathematical reason to buy ticket

    Powerball jackpot at $400 million: A mathematical reason to buy ticket
    Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot is at $400 million. Do you still need an excuse to buy a ticket?  We have one! But first let's make it clear: You should probably never play the lottery. With odds like 1 in 175 million, a $2 Powerball ticket is...
  • Mega Millions jackpot hits $400 million. No record, but who cares?

    Mega Millions jackpot hits $400 million. No record, but who cares?
    Though it’s not the all-time record, $400 million is nothing to bat an eye at. The Mega Millions lottery has swollen to its third biggest jackpot in game history after no one hit all six numbers on Friday. The next drawing will be held Tuesday....
  • Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $400 million

    Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $400 million
    After weeks without a jackpot, the Mega Millions prize has once again climbed to more than $400 million. The cash option for the multi-state lottery is $224.8 million, according the Maryland Lottery. The game is played in 43 states including Maryland...
  • Lotto adds smartphone game feature

    Lotto adds smartphone game feature
    The Florida Lottery has upped its digital game, with smartphone and tablet access that could yield a trip to Ireland.  In case you forgot, this is St. Patrick's Day. So the timing of this announcement isn't accidental. It's called the Lucky Lotto...
  • Mega Millions jackpot hits $400 million to become third largest

    Mega Millions jackpot hits $400 million to become third largest
    Lottery fever has again hit the Southland as the Mega Millions jackpot is estimated to be $400 million for Tuesday night's drawing, the third largest prize in the game's history. The only two larger jackpots were a $648-million prize in December and a...
  • Sunrise man collects $12M Lotto win

    Sunrise man collects $12M Lotto win
    A Sunrise man claimed a $12 million Florida Lotto jackpot in Tallahassee Tuesday, the first Lotto win in Broward or Palm Beach county since a Davie woman won in September 2012. Delroy Reid, 49, stepped forward on behalf of the Rolgini Revocable Trust....
  • Mega Millions jackpot up to $400 million

    Mega Millions jackpot up to $400 million
    March Madness doesn't just apply to basketball this week. With a jackpot of at least $400 million, Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing is likely to prompt a frenzy of lotto players hoping to strike it rich. The lottery climbed to its third biggest...
  • Winning Mega Millions tickets sold in Florida, Maryland

    Winning Mega Millions tickets sold in Florida, Maryland
    Winning tickets in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing with a jackpot of about $400 million, the third largest in its history, were sold in Florida and Maryland, state lottery officials said. The Mega Millions numbers drawn Tuesday night were: 11-...
  • The 5 biggest American lottery jackpots ever

    The 5 biggest American lottery jackpots ever
    The jackpots for the two biggest lottery games in the United States have reached record-breaking heights in the past few years. Here are the Top 5 jackpots. 1. $656 million, March 30, 2012, Mega Millions 2. $648 million, Dec. 17, 2013, Mega Millions...