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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...
  • Lucky Mega Millions winning tickets sold in Florida and Maryland

    Two winning tickets, sold in Maryland and Florida, will split the $414 million Mega Millions jackpot, officials announced on Wednesday. The winning numbers, drawn Tuesday night, are 11, 19, 24, 33 and 51, and a Mega Ball of 7. The jackpot of $414...
  • 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 —...
  • Daniel 'Rocky' Hyde, tavern owner

    Daniel 'Rocky' Hyde, tavern owner
    Daniel "Rocky" Hyde, a former tavern owner and a retired Maryland State Lottery employee, died of heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Rosedale resident was 65. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leo Hyde, a postal worker, and...
  • Chicago Marathon lottery registration closes Monday

    Chicago Marathon lottery registration closes Monday
    Runners are running out of time to register for the Chicago Marathon lottery. Registration for the marathon's lottery system, in place this year after years of first-come, first-serve registration, closes at noon Monday. The Oct. 12 race will be...
  • 71,300 runners apply for Chicago Marathon lottery

    71,300 runners apply for Chicago Marathon lottery
    More than 71,000 runners signed up for 45,000 spots in the Chicago Marathon this year, marathon officials said Monday. Registration for the marathon lottery ended at noon Monday. Runners will be notified April 14 if they won the lottery to compete in...
  • Broward man hits scratch-off for $500K

    Broward man hits scratch-off for $500K
    Luis Ruiz Diaz, of Coconut Creek, claimed a $500,000 prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Ruiz Diaz purchased his ticket at M & S Food Store, located at 4400 W Sample Road in Coconut Creek....
  • 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...