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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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  • Malloy's Budget: Now Everyone Else Gets To Weigh In

    Malloy's Budget: Now Everyone Else Gets To Weigh In
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has presented his version of a new state budget, but now it's time for legislators, lobbyists and everyone else to have their say about its final form. The process began Thursday with a presentation by the...
  • Carpentersville woman uses lucky dime on scratch-off ticket to win big

    Carpentersville woman uses lucky dime on scratch-off ticket to win big
    A Carpentersville woman is $250,000 richer thanks to a recent lottery ticket purchase. On Friday, Ginger McGee was presented with an oversized ceremonial check from Illinois Lottery officials to commemorate her win. Her daughter purchased the ticket for...
  • N.C. woman claims one-third of $564 million Powerball jackpot

    N.C. woman claims one-third of $564 million Powerball jackpot
    North Carolina lottery officials say a woman has come forward to present one of three winning tickets for a $564 million Powerball jackpot drawn earlier this month. The N.C. Education Lottery has scheduled a news conference for 2 p.m. Monday to reveal...
  • Tres ganadores del Powerball, uno en Puerto Rico

    Tres ganadores del Powerball, uno en Puerto Rico
    Tres boletos en North Carolina, Puerto Rico y Texas ganaron $564 millones del Powerball con los números 11-13-25-39-54, con el Powerball en 19 y el Power Play en 3. Hubo un ganador del Match 5 con el bono del Power Play por $2 millones en Pennsylvania....
  • Powerball's long odds

    Powerball's long odds
    It's hard to avoid Powerball fever since the jackpot reached half a billion dollars before Wednesday night's drawing. Here are some sobering statistics for those dreaming about hitting that jackpot. Quiz: Test your knowledge of Powerball The odds of...
  • Evanston man charged in Elgin gas station burglaries

    Evanston man charged in Elgin gas station burglaries
    Attempting to cash in lottery tickets stolen in gas station burglaries in Elgin has landed an Evanston man in jail, police said. Elgin police were investigating the third such burglary this month when Des Plaines police contacted them Saturday morning...
  • Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets

    Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets
    Florida authorities say a man used only his head to smash through the glass of a convenience store door and steal more than $10,000 worth of scratch-off lottery tickets. Police say the Sunshine Food Mart robbery occurred early Thursday morning....
  • Powerball jackpot soars to $450 million

     
    Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in Saturday's Powerball drawing, resulting in a $450 million jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday....
  • Santa Ana lottery determines who gets permits to sell marijuana

    Santa Ana lottery determines who gets permits to sell marijuana
    Cheers and sighs erupted at Santa Ana City Hall as would-be pot shop owners got their chance to obtain a permit to legally sell medical marijuana in the city.  Thursday afternoon's lottery was a result of the city-backed, voter-approved measure that...
  • Hamden Man Continues 19-Year Quest To Claim $5.8 Million Lottery Jackpot

    Hamden Man Continues 19-Year Quest To Claim $5.8 Million Lottery Jackpot
    A Hamden man's 19-year quest to claim a $5.8 million lottery jackpot has led to a bill before the state legislature. On Oct. 13, 1995 Clarence Jackson purchased a lottery ticket but didn't discover it was a multi-million dollar winner until exactly a...
  • Aurora murder suspect claims he's owed lottery winnings

    Aurora murder suspect claims he's owed lottery winnings
    Quentin Moore's latest court filing has little to do with his upcoming murder trial or allegations he killed three people since 2001. Instead, 33-year-old Moore seeks money he claims he won from the Illinois Lottery from a ticket bought at a...