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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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  • Immigration debate sparked by record number of applicants

    PALO ALTO, Calif. Companies are seeking more foreign workers than ever before to fill highly skilled jobs in technology and other industries, but the United States will grant visas to just a fraction of them in a lottery that began this week. Anxious...
  • Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    A public hearing is scheduled on a bill that would allow the Connecticut Lottery to offer keno gambling. H.B. No. 7054 would allow for keno to be offered in 3,000 lottery retailers and 600 new bars and restaurants. The state’s two federally...
  • Lottery fraudster admits ripping off seniors

    Lottery fraudster admits ripping off seniors
    The first Jamaican citizen extradited to the U.S. to face lottery fraud charges admitted Friday he helped run a sweepstake scam that used middlemen in South Florida to collect cash from victims all over the U.S. Damion Bryan Barrett, 29, pleaded guilty...
  • Senator tries to get medical pot up and running

    Senator tries to get medical pot up and running
    Even as a key court decision looms, the state Senate is pursuing an alternative plan to get medical marijuana to patients waiting anxiously for it. A law approved by the Legislature last year legalized an oil form of noneuphoric marijuana to treat...
  • Ocoee woman wins $500,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket

    Ocoee woman wins $500,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket
    A 58-year-old Ocoee woman recently won $500,000 on a scratch-off lottery ticket she bought for $5 from a gas station in Orlando. Rosalind Wood bought the Gold Rush ticket from the Murphy Express at 8600 W. Colonial Drive and recently claimed the top...
  • Should South Florida get destination casinos?

    Should South Florida get destination casinos?
      It looks like we will go another year without lawmakers even talking much about bringing destination casinos to South Florida. “Gambling expansion” the naysayers say about the resort casinos that could add so much to our community. The...
  • Winderman's view: Heat 100, Magic 93

    Winderman's view: Heat 100, Magic 93
    Observations from Monday night's 100-93 victory over the Orlando Magic at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- Life. -- For at least one more night. -- Of course, the Pacers would love nothing more than to finally knock the Heat out of the playoffs. --...
  • $2 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Whitehall on Saturday

    $2 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Whitehall on Saturday
    A Powerball@ticket worth $2 million was sold in Whitehall Township on Saturday, the Pennsylvania Lottery said in a press release. The ticket matched all five white balls drawn, 01-12-32-42-58, but not the red Powerball 12, to win a prize of $2 million,...
  • Connecticut tribal chairmen voice support for keno bill

    The chairmen of the state's two federally recognized Indian tribes said Monday they still support a deal that would allow the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to offer keno. Under that agreement, reached about 18 months ago, the tribes would each...
  • Saving money is no game � or is it?

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. CommunityAmerica Credit Union, based in suburban Kansas City, has its eyes on a Michigan lottery that's right, a lottery except this one turns non-savers into regular depositors. "We happen to think it's a great idea," said Rob Persaud,...
  • Blotter: $400 in scratch-off lottery tickets stolen in Wheaton

    Wheaton The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports: Michelle T. Szymczak, 25, of the 26W block of MacArthur Avenue in Wheaton, was charged March 28 with two counts of driving under the influence. She was stopped in the 900 block of...