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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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  • SoLehigh nixes vote on Spanish immersion policy, saying proposal would create 'uproar'

    A new method of enrolling students in Southern Lehigh School District's Spanish language immersion program was shot down Monday after several school board members said it favored a select few. The proposal called for creating a lottery system allocating...
  • Huge Powerball jackpot up for grabs

    The nearly $500 million Powerball jackpot tonight could leave a lone winner with an estimated $327.7 million lump sum payment — enough to buy the most expensive piece of art ever sold and still have $27 million to build a private museum for it. It...
  • Conversion charter schools too often overlooked in debate

    Conversion charter schools too often overlooked in debate
    In the few weeks since the release of the Abell Foundation's report on charter schools in Maryland, there has been a great deal of reaction, including in the editorial, op-ed and letter sections of this newspaper. Those of us happily working in the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 5 engaging ways to share social media content

    5 engaging ways to share social media content
    You sit down at your computer armed with a bunch of great content and you're excited to share with your audiences. But how do you say it? Straightforward? Snarky? Fun? The answer is: It depends. There are unlimited ways to interact, but sometimes you...