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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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  • These things are more likely to happen to you than winning Powerball

    These things are more likely to happen to you than winning Powerball
    The thought of winning nearly a half-billion dollars is enough to overcome the reality that the chance of matching all six Powerball numbers Wednesday night is about 1 in 175 million. Those are long odds. Longer than the odds of many things a lot of...
  • Hampton truck driver wins $100,000 lottery prize

    Hampton truck driver wins $100,000 lottery prize
    A Hampton truck driver took home a $100,000 prize in a Virginia Lottery game recently. Ronnie Davis won the prize in the $1,000,000 Money Ball game after matching all five numbers in the drawing Jan. 31, according to a news release from the Virginia...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Alternative school would tap into Allentown students' passions

    Alternative school would tap into Allentown students' passions
    In a North Philadelphia school that has captured the attention of Allentown educators, 14 ninth-graders sit at round tables, their eyes on the instructor who is holding a brain. "Who felt the brain last week?" asks Diana Huang, a Temple University...
  • Live Baltimore promotes Hamilton Hills, offers lottery for $5,000 homebuyer's incentive

    Live Baltimore promotes Hamilton Hills, offers lottery for $5,000 homebuyer's incentive
    Each September, more than two dozen children race decorated box cars past businesses and cheering neighbors down Harford Road in Hamilton Hills. In the spring, the Hamilton Gallery hosts a student arts show. Neighborhood association activists pitch...