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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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  • Call about Mega Millions winnings is a mega scam

    Call about Mega Millions winnings is a mega scam
    The Mega Millions is a real game offered by the Pennsylvania Lottery. But you don't win it by using your credit card at a store, as a local woman says she was told in an obvious con call. The woman, a senior citizen, said the caller was a woman with a...
  • Powerball en Puerto Rico repartirá 261 millones de dólares

    Powerball en Puerto Rico repartirá 261 millones de dólares
    SAN JUAN - El sorteo de hoy de Powerball reparte en Puerto Rico 261 millones de dólares, el premio más alto en la historia de las Loterías en Puerto Rico, según informó en un comunicado el secretario auxiliar de la Lotería Electrónica, Antonio Pérez...
  • Newington Goes Ahead With Aerospace Academy Plans

    NEWINGTON — The aerospace academy planned at John Wallace Middle School taxied for takeoff earlier this month when the town council voted unanimously to put the project out to bid. The district plans to award contracts and begin work in the spring,...
  • Some lottery retailers beat the odds � and cost states

    WASHINGTON Retail store owners and clerks are hitting lottery jackpots too often, spurring states to crack down on a variety of scams that cheat rule-abiding players and divert money from state coffers. The scams tarnish state-run gambling operations...
  • Education notebook: Virginia Wesleyan to host Buddhism scholar, Hampton NAACP to host education forum, TNCC adds paramedic training

    Virginia Wesleyan College's Center for the Study of Religious Freedom will host Rita M. Gross, a religious studies scholar and advanced Buddhist practitioner, for two events this week on campus. Both programs are free and open to the public. The...
  • H.B. weighs rules for sale and use of legalized fireworks

    With state-approved fireworks legal again in Huntington Beach, the City Council on Tuesday discussed how the devices will be sold to the public. City staff recommended during a study session that the council adopt an ordinance creating a lottery...
  • Jimmy Ray Dunn talks about getting fired, what he's learned, and what comes next

    Jimmy Ray Dunn talks about getting fired, what he's learned, and what comes next
     On Monday, local country music station Eagle 97.3 FM fired the longtime morning DJ team of Jimmy Ray Dunn and Jen Lewis.  Dunn, 56, began at the station in 1991. He was fired in 1994, then brought back a year later, with Lewis joining the show at...
  • Pa. Lottery introducing new 'Pick' twice-daily drawings

    Pa. Lottery introducing new 'Pick' twice-daily drawings
    HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Lottery is launching a new lineup of daily drawings that includes new names for some longstanding games. Lottery officials say four games will be grouped together as "PICK" games, in which players can bet on...
  • 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...
  • Winning $16 million lotto ticket sold in Chicago

    Winning $16 million lotto ticket sold in Chicago
    A Chicago Loop store has sold a winning Quick Pick lottery ticket worth $16,250,000. The winning Quick Pick lotto ticket matched all six numbers -- 07, 19, 22, 47, 48, 49 -- in Thursday's Illinois Lottery drawing. The winner has yet to come forward to...
  • Report calls for another overhaul in hiring of LAFD firefighters

    Report calls for another overhaul in hiring of LAFD firefighters
    The controversial process for hiring firefighters at the Los Angeles Fire Department needs another overhaul, according to a new study released Thursday. The 150-page report, prepared for the city by experts at the Rand Corp., features a series of...