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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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  • Triathlon organizer forfeits $2.7 million to settle case

    A nonprofit company that runs triathlon competitions around the world, including the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii, has forfeited $2.7 million that the federal government claims was made through an illegal lottery. A lawyer for the World...
  • Anne Arundel could shift share of lottery funds toward new projects

    Anne Arundel could shift share of lottery funds toward new projects
    The stadium at Meade High School is the only school stadium without bathrooms. Athletes, sports fans and community members have to use portable toilets. "This is one of the projects that's urgently needed," said John Yore, Meade High principal. And...
  • Jamaican police officer says country trying to stop scammers

    A top Jamaican law enforcement officer testifying in a North Dakota trial said Thursday his country is making progress in disrupting lottery scams but that many children still want to grow up to be fraudsters. Cpl. Kevin Watson testified in Bismarck...
  • Injured Wizards guard Wall still unlikely to play in Game 4 vs. Hawks

    Injured Wizards guard Wall still unlikely to play in Game 4 vs. Hawks
    The Washington Wizards proved they can beat the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks without John Wall on Saturday night, and they're likely going to have to do it again in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series tonight. The All-Star point guard still...
  • 92-year-old U.S. Air Force veteran testifies against lottery fraudster

    92-year-old U.S. Air Force veteran testifies against lottery fraudster
    When a man with a pleasant voice called Nina Gebrian to say she had won a large amount of money in a lottery, the South Florida woman was understandably excited. But first, he told her to send money to pay fees and taxes before her winnings could be...
  • Correction: Game Show Winner story

    In a story May 7 about a woman who won a $1 million jackpot on a game show, The Associated Press reported erroneously on when the show would be aired. "The Monopoly Millionaire's Club" airs Saturday at 7 p.m. on WNAC-TV and 8 p.m. on myRI; it does not air...
  • Kansas legislators approve bill legalizing fantasy sports

    Fantasy sports would be declared a game of skill in Kansas so they wouldn't be illegal under a measure that won final legislative approval Thursday. The bill would bring clarity to an ongoing dispute over the legal status of fantasy sports leagues,...
  • Kansas legislators approve bill legalizing fantasy sports

    Kansas legislators approve bill legalizing fantasy sports
    Fantasy sports would be declared a game of skill in Kansas so they wouldn't be illegal under a measure that won final legislative approval Thursday. The bill would bring clarity to an ongoing dispute over the legal status of fantasy sports leagues,...
  • Palmdale gas station off the hook in lottery ticket probe

    A Palmdale gas station employee who mistakenly gave $75 to an undercover state compliance officer instead of advising him that he was the holder of a lottery ticket worth $75,000 did not commit fraud, lottery officials said Thursday. California...
  • Slot machine maker leaving Waukegan for Las Vegas

    Slot machine maker leaving Waukegan for Las Vegas
    A Waukegan manufacturing plant that makes video gambling machines has announced it's leaving Lake County for Las Vegas. WMS Industries is scheduled to close at the beginning of June, company officials said, and all of the 247 jobs in Waukegan will be...
  • State ready to expand $21M slots monitoring system

    Sliding dollar bill after dollar bill into a slot machine often seems futile. The machine is always hungry; its bright lights and warm colors fail to line up and bring that million-dollar jackpot no matter how many bills you feed it. Inside the...