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Lotteries

Lotteries
A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Sex offenders can win state lottery, are you kidding?

    The only thing worse than hearing I did not win the state lottery this week is hearing that a sex offender did. Are you kidding? Afraid not. Meet the lucky Timothy Poole, Florida's newest millionaire/sex offender. This week Poole claimed his...
  • Sexual predator wins $3 million from Florida lottery

    Sexual predator wins $3 million from Florida lottery
    At the Florida Lottery headquarters, Timothy Poole, 43, posed for a photo with an oversized check after claiming his $3 million Scratch-Off prize. But when the image hit the Internet, others recognized the 450-pound man as a registered sexual predator....
  • Cubs' Jon Lester signing gets everyone's attention at winter meetings

    Cubs' Jon Lester signing gets everyone's attention at winter meetings
    SAN DIEGO — When I approached Jon Lester at the All-Star Game in Minneapolis five months ago and asked him about the possibility of coming to the Cubs as a free agent, he raised his eyebrows and shouted out for help. "I got my first destination...
  • Health coverage, kitsch, and lottery: Letters

    Health coverage, kitsch, and lottery: Letters
    Expand health coverage Regarding the article "Hospitals launch campaign for ACA" in Wednesday's Sentinel, I applaud Florida Hospital and Orlando Health for proactively working to serve the nearly half-million residents who remain uninsured in Central...
  • Lester goes to Cubs for six years, $155M

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update: Adds Lester quote Lester goes to Cubs for six years, $155M Coveted free agent left-hander Jon Lester and the Chicago Cubs agreed to a six-year, $155 million deal late Tuesday night. The contract reportedly...
  • MLB roundup: Phillies reportedly trade Rollins to Dodgers

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Phillies reportedly trade Rollins to Dodgers The Philadelphia Phillies have traded shortstop Jimmy Rollins to the Los Angeles Dodgers, according to several reports. ESPN.com and CSN reported the deal is done, while FOX...
  • Illinois Lottery severs ties with private manager

    Illinois Lottery severs ties with private manager
    The split between the Illinois Lottery and its private manager, Northstar Lottery Group, is now official after three years of acrimony over lower-than-expected revenues. The termination agreement, signed Tuesday by Gov. Pat Quinn, comes a little more...
  • Mount Dora man wins $3 million in lottery scratch-off

    Mount Dora man wins $3 million in lottery scratch-off
    A Mount Dora resident could significantly upgrade his Christmas shopping list if he wanted to considering he just won a $3 million prize in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game. Timothy Poole, 43, claimed the prize at lottery headquarters in Tallahassee...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Dec. 10

    Five things for Wednesday, Dec. 10
    Here are your stories for Wednesday: crash involving cattle closes Turnpike; Disney exec retires; sex predator wins $3 million; and more. 1. A crash involving a truck carrying cattle lead to the closure of the Florida Turnpike in Osceola County this...
  • Lakers hit a wall and lose to Wizards, 111-95

    Lakers hit a wall and lose to Wizards, 111-95
    WASHINGTON — So much for all the jokes about the Lakers wishing they played in the Eastern Conference. They returned to the regularly scheduled narrative of their season, another loss, after a two-game spree against the East. The M-V-P chant was...
  • After three months, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore revenue is well below forecasts

    After three months, Horseshoe Casino Baltimore revenue is well below forecasts
    Three months after Horseshoe Casino Baltimore opened to big crowds, its revenues are substantially lower than state consultants projected — even as its chief competitor is thriving a dozen miles away. The $442 million casino has averaged monthly...