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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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  • Baltimore finally ready to gamble as casino opens Tuesday

    Baltimore finally ready to gamble as casino opens Tuesday
    Baltimore's first casino could have risen more than a dozen years ago on the faded industrial stretch that is now posh Harbor East. Or more controversially, slot machines could have made their city debut in the family-oriented Inner Harbor or at Pimlico...
  • Voting for dollars: It's not nutty, it's the latest idea to boost turnout in L.A. elections

    Voting for dollars: It's not nutty, it's the latest idea to boost turnout in L.A. elections
    Here's Nathan Hochman's get-out-the-vote message: Fill in a ballot and you could win thousands! In a city where nearly 80% of the electorate chose not to vote in the last mayoral election, does he have your attention? Hochman, the head of the Los...
  • Kissimmee gas-station clerk stole $80,000 in scratch-off tickets, deputies say

     Kissimmee gas-station clerk stole $80,000 in scratch-off tickets, deputies say
    Missing Lotto tickets worth $80,000 from a Kissimmee gas station resulted in the arrest Friday of a clerk, the Osceola County Sheriff's Office said. Mark Joseph Wright, 42, was booked into the Osceola County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail on a charge of...
  • Where are all the voters, and what can we do about it?

    Where are all the voters, and what can we do about it?
    To the editor: As an expat who lived in Australia for 12 years, I remember the civic duty and pride that marked elections in that country. And if you chose not to vote, the fine was minimal but could result in a much larger fine, plus court costs.  (Re...
  • Pittsburgh man claims 5th largest PA lottery jackpot of $86.7 million

    Pittsburgh man claims 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> largest PA lottery jackpot of $86.7 million
    The winner of Pennsylvania Lottery's fifth largest prize and its first jackpot ticket sold in the Mega Millions game has come forward to claim an $86.7 million jackpot from the May 20 drawing. Carl Szott of Pittsburgh received a ceremonial check for...
  • California Boost: Will Tripling Tax Credits Work?

    The news that California will more than triple the size of its tax credit program for movie and TV production was met with words of praise from crew members and studio reps, and pledges of new jobs from politicians. Will it make sure Hollywood stays in...
  • Sun Will Find Out Their Spot in Draft Lottery On Thursday

    Sun Will Find Out Their Spot in Draft Lottery On Thursday
    UNCASVILLE — The third phase of the rebuilding process for the Connecticut Sun gets its start Thursday when the WNBA holds its 2015 draft lottery. The Sun (13-21) finished the season in last place in the Eastern Conference for the second straight...
  • Idea of an L.A. Voteria is gaining currency

    Idea of an L.A. <i>Voteria </i>is<i> </i>gaining currency
    The proposal to enter L.A. voters into a cash prize lottery, for the sake of increasing turnout, is easy to attack on numerous fronts. My first reaction to last week's recommendation by the L.A. City Ethics Commission? Horror. Or maybe it wasn't...
  • Wawa launching Lotto machines at Florida stores

    Wawa launching Lotto machines at Florida stores
    The fast-expanding Wawa Convenience store chain will start hosting Florida lottery vending machines at Central Florida locations, starting Thursday with a new store in east Orlando. The new store at 14548 E. Colonial Drive, will have a machine operating...
  • 10 things you might not know about the lottery

     10 things you might not know about the lottery
    Gov. Pat Quinn decided this month not to take any more chances with Northstar Lottery Group, the company that runs the Illinois Lottery, after it fell far short of promised revenue. Northstar's firing was one of several recent lottery-related news...
  • Reader feedback Aug. 19: Shopping center, Peninsula Pilots, Powerball, military columnist

    Shopping center location? •Mary, Williamsburg: I'm calling about an item in Rusty Carter's Williamsburg Notebook in Friday's paper. The item is about "Williamsburg shopping center sold at auction." I live in Williamsburg and don't know which...