| Jul 7, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Floridians sure have developed an itch for scratch-offs, spending more than $3.4 billion last fiscal year, according to figures released Monday by the Florida Lottery.
That interest in scratch-offs drove Florida sales to a record $5.4 billion in sales...
| May 16, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Kevin McCants, 44, of Fort Lauderdale, claimed a $500,000 top prize in the 20X The Cash Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from USA Grocers-Dixie, located at 800 NE 15th St. in Fort Lauderdale....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:39 PM
James Worthy will represent the Lakers at the May 20 draft lottery, a Lakers spokesman said Wednesday.
The team considered sending team governor Jeanie Buss, who represented the Lakers the last time they were in the lottery (2005), and also General...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Florida Lotto players are experiencing their second slump in as many years, and it’s close to tying a record.
No one has correctly picked the six numbers since Jan. 18, meaning there have been 34 draws without a big winner. The record is 35...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Someone is holding, likely with trembling hands, the most valuable lottery ticket ever sold in Broward County.
It’s worth $47 million, and its numbers match the 10-12-23-34-38-53 drawn Wednesday night in the Florida Lotto.
In the 26 years...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:06 AM
As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort.
They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Glendale police have arrested a 62-year-old Los Angeles man on suspicion of felony financial elder abuse in relation to an alleged lottery phone scam.
The investigation into Carl Bullock’s activities began in March when a Glendale bank employee...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
New Line has pulled its Jennifer Aniston comedy "Mean Moms" from the May 8, 2015 release date -- and opted to forego a $6.7 million production tax credit from the state of California.
Instead, New Line announced Thursday that it had come on board to co-...
| May 12, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Don't let that cute, new puppy chew up your household budget.
I've been learning that lesson almost daily since February when a tiny mix of white and brown fur became the newest member of our family.
While the dog probably feels he won the lottery...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:09 PM
In the midst of its midnight sprint to hastily pass dozens of laws before the 2014 legislative deadline, the Connecticut General Assembly inexplicably turned away millions in potential tax revenue from the multibillion-dollar Internet sweepstakes cafe...
| May 13, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Patio style: This heat wave has us starting to think about outdoor (and indoor) décor; luckily, SoCo and the OC Mix will host a Design Open House Event from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Enjoy discounts, gifts with purchase, trend presentations, sips and...