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Lotteries

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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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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 ticket sold in Northern California worth $2 million

    Mega Millions ticket sold in Northern California worth $2 million
    A winning Mega Millions ticket worth nearly $2 million was sold at a San Bruno liquor store, but no one from the Golden State will share in Tuesday's overall jackpot of $414 million. Instead, cowinners from Florida and Maryland will split the third-...
  • On video: Former police chief eats evidence to protect tip

    On video: Former police chief eats evidence to protect tip
    The head of Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers had been uncompromising since early December,  when a judge ordered him to turn over some evidence. So uncompromising that he made a meal of evidence. But first some background: A defense attorney in Miami had...
  • Winning tickets in $414M Mega Millions jackpot sold in Maryland, Florida

    Winning tickets in $414M Mega Millions jackpot sold in Maryland, Florida
    A liquor store in La Plata will get $100,000 and Maryland will get more than $10.1 million in tax revenue, but as of Wednesday night the big winner — the person or persons holding a winning ticket in the $414 million Mega Millions lottery —...
  • Lottery For Some Tickets For Bushnell's Run Of 'Book Of Mormon'

    Lottery For Some Tickets For Bushnell's Run Of 'Book Of Mormon'
    There will be a lottery for some tickets to the national tour of the musical "The Book of Mormon" during its run at Hartford's Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, which plays March 18 to 30 In Hartford, the production will conduct a pre-show...
  • 'Thunder From Down Under' male dancers take down Las Vegas intruder

    LAS VEGAS – This time, the thunder wasn’t coming from “Down Under,” but from the locker room of the popular male revue on the Las Vegas Strip, where an intruder was injured after he was found in a secure backroom at an Excalibur...
  • Company running lottery seeks to halt release of business plan to media

    Company running lottery seeks to halt release of business plan to media
    The company hired to run the Illinois Lottery has sought to bar the release of a marketing survey and business plan to the media, documents deemed public records. Last week, a Cook County judge denied the Northstar Lottery Group's request for a...
  • $1 million lottery ticket sold in Glen Burnie

    Millions of dollars in winning Mega Millions tickets remain unclaimed while a $1 million ticket in Saturday's Powerball drawing was sold in Glen Burnie, a state Lottery spokeswoman said. While no one matched all numbers needed to hit the Powerball, a...
  • Let the CPS March madness begin!

    Let the CPS March madness begin!
    Chicago parents who applied to magnet or selective public schools for 2014-15 have either begun celebrating admission or calculating their odds of later acceptance. Chicago Public Schools sent notification letters for magnet school admissions (and for...