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Lotteries
A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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Top Lotteries Articles

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  • Skokie resident wins $30,000 in lottery

    Skokie resident wins $30,000 in lottery
    A Skokie resident has won $30,000 playing the Illinois Lottery's Powerball game, according to the Illinois Lottery. The announcement comes only a week or so after another Skokie resident was a $250,000 instant winner playing the Illinois Lottery's...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hogan names Maryland lottery and gaming director

    Hogan names Maryland lottery and gaming director
    Gov. Larry Hogan named former New York State Lottery chief Gordon Medenica to head the Maryland agency overseeing the state's casinos and lottery system. Medenica, whose appointment as director of the state Lottery and Gaming Control Agency requires...
  • Chevron gas station manager blows investigator's cover in lottery ticket probe

    Chevron gas station manager blows investigator's cover in lottery ticket probe
    It turns out the story of the lucky guy who turned in a lottery ticket worth $75,000 to a Palmdale gas station and was mistakenly given only $75 in return wasn’t all that it seemed -- the ticket was fake and its owner a state compliance officer,...
  • Skokie resident's lottery ticket comes up $250,000 winner

    Skokie resident's lottery ticket comes up $250,000 winner
    A Skokie resident is $250,000 richer after winning an Illinois Lottery prize. According to the Illinois State Lottery, Skokie resident Peronia George won the quarter-of-a-million dollars playing the Illinois Lottery's $250,000 Crossword game. She became...
  • In a viral world, some death notices take on a life of their own

    In a viral world, some death notices take on a life of their own
    Take a friend fishing. Don't vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton. Buy a lottery ticket. And keep Mom away from my ashes. These are among thousands of emotional, humorous, sometimes snarky requests inserted into published obituaries, attributed to the...