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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'...
  • 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...
  • AU STEM school governing board approves adding additional students

    AU STEM school governing board approves adding additional students
    The governing board of the John C. Dunham STEM Partnership School voted 3-1 to allow additional partners to join the school on Aurora University's campus that focuses on science, technology, engineering and math. That leaves the door open for Batavia...
  • Powerball jackpot soars to $450 million

    Powerball jackpot soars to $450 million
    Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in Saturday's Powerball drawing, resulting in a $450 million jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday. The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing were 5-10-21-34-58, with a Powerball of 33 and...
  • Santa Ana lottery determines who gets permits to sell marijuana

    Santa Ana lottery determines who gets permits to sell marijuana
    Cheers and sighs erupted at Santa Ana City Hall as would-be pot shop owners got their chance to obtain a permit to legally sell medical marijuana in the city.  Thursday afternoon's lottery was a result of the city-backed, voter-approved measure that...
  • Hamden Man Continues 19-Year Quest To Claim $5.8 Million Lottery Jackpot

    Hamden Man Continues 19-Year Quest To Claim $5.8 Million Lottery Jackpot
    A Hamden man's 19-year quest to claim a $5.8 million lottery jackpot has led to a bill before the state legislature. On Oct. 13, 1995 Clarence Jackson purchased a lottery ticket but didn't discover it was a multi-million dollar winner until exactly a...
  • Aurora murder suspect claims he's owed lottery winnings

    Aurora murder suspect claims he's owed lottery winnings
    Quentin Moore's latest court filing has little to do with his upcoming murder trial or allegations he killed three people since 2001. Instead, 33-year-old Moore seeks money he claims he won from the Illinois Lottery from a ticket bought at a...
  • 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 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...