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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • State approves slots reductions at Maryland Live and Horseshoe

    State approves slots reductions at Maryland Live and Horseshoe
    The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission approved requests Thursday by the state's largest casinos — Maryland Live and Horseshoe Baltimore — to eliminate 300 slot machines each and add more profitable table games. Horseshoe, which...
  • 'Project Almanac' a leap back in time, not forward

    In Hollywood's seemingly endless quest to use the found-footage gimmick to resuscitate any subgenre, we have the new time-travel movie "Project Almanac." The film self-consciously name-drops "Looper," although it probably has more in common with the...
  • 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 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...
  • Newington Goes Ahead With Aerospace Academy Plans

    NEWINGTON — The aerospace academy planned at John Wallace Middle School taxied for takeoff earlier this month when the town council voted unanimously to put the project out to bid. The district plans to award contracts and begin work in the spring,...
  • Call about Mega Millions winnings is a mega scam

    Call about Mega Millions winnings is a mega scam
    The Mega Millions is a real game offered by the Pennsylvania Lottery. But you don't win it by using your credit card at a store, as a local woman says she was told in an obvious con call. The woman, a senior citizen, said the caller was a woman with a...
  • Jimmy Ray Dunn talks about getting fired, what he's learned, and what comes next

    Jimmy Ray Dunn talks about getting fired, what he's learned, and what comes next
     On Monday, local country music station Eagle 97.3 FM fired the longtime morning DJ team of Jimmy Ray Dunn and Jen Lewis.  Dunn, 56, began at the station in 1991. He was fired in 1994, then brought back a year later, with Lewis joining the show at...
  • Pa. Lottery introducing new 'Pick' twice-daily drawings

    Pa. Lottery introducing new 'Pick' twice-daily drawings
    HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Lottery is launching a new lineup of daily drawings that includes new names for some longstanding games. Lottery officials say four games will be grouped together as "PICK" games, in which players can bet on...
  • Lisa Madigan blocks settlement between Illinois Lottery, Northstar

     Lisa Madigan blocks settlement between Illinois Lottery, Northstar
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has scuttled the deal to sever ties with the company hired to manage the Illinois Lottery, which former Gov. Pat Quinn fired last summer after years of underwhelming financial performance. In a letter to the...