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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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  • Television Q&A: Lost 'Song of the South,' 'Fantasy Island' on DVD

    You have questions. I have some answers. Q: When I was 3 or so, my mother took me to see "Song of the South." My mother passed away shortly after, and I always wanted to have that movie, but was never on sale, because of WHAT? (Finally my son ordered one...
  • Cops: Man linked to 3 burglarized gas stations with stolen lottery tickets

    Cops: Man linked to 3 burglarized gas stations with stolen lottery tickets
    A man charged with burglarizing three gas stations this month in Elgin was ordered held in lieu of $30,000 bail Sunday after being linked to the crimes through stolen lottery tickets, police said. Barrington L. Goodman of the 900 block of Central Park...
  • Malloy's Budget: Now Everyone Else Gets To Weigh In

    Malloy's Budget: Now Everyone Else Gets To Weigh In
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has presented his version of a new state budget, but now it's time for legislators, lobbyists and everyone else to have their say about its final form. The process began Thursday with a presentation by the...
  • Carpentersville woman uses lucky dime on scratch-off ticket to win big

    Carpentersville woman uses lucky dime on scratch-off ticket to win big
    A Carpentersville woman is $250,000 richer thanks to a recent lottery ticket purchase. On Friday, Ginger McGee was presented with an oversized ceremonial check from Illinois Lottery officials to commemorate her win. Her daughter purchased the ticket for...
  • N.C. woman claims one-third of $564 million Powerball jackpot

    N.C. woman claims one-third of $564 million Powerball jackpot
    North Carolina lottery officials say a woman has come forward to present one of three winning tickets for a $564 million Powerball jackpot drawn earlier this month. The N.C. Education Lottery has scheduled a news conference for 2 p.m. Monday to reveal...
  • Evanston man charged in Elgin gas station burglaries

    Evanston man charged in Elgin gas station burglaries
    Attempting to cash in lottery tickets stolen in gas station burglaries in Elgin has landed an Evanston man in jail, police said. Elgin police were investigating the third such burglary this month when Des Plaines police contacted them Saturday morning...
  • Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets

    Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets
    Florida authorities say a man used only his head to smash through the glass of a convenience store door and steal more than $10,000 worth of scratch-off lottery tickets. Police say the Sunshine Food Mart robbery occurred early Thursday morning....
  • Ohio group claims $1 million Powerball prize

    Members of a lottery pool at an Ohio manufacturing plant are splitting a $1 million Powerball prize. The state lottery agency reports that a pool of 19 people who work at Orbis Corp. in Urbana matched five numbers without the Powerball number in the Feb....
  • Broward woman imprisoned for taking Jamaican lottery fraud money

    Broward woman imprisoned for taking Jamaican lottery fraud money
    A Fort Lauderdale woman was sentenced to federal prison Friday for her role in a Jamaican lottery fraud. Shanice Ethridge, 24, was arrested in October and later pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud conspiracy. U.S. District Judge William...
  • Hampton man wins $1 million lottery prize

    Hampton man wins $1 million lottery prize
    A Hampton man won big with a $1 million prize from a lottery scratcher game. Robert Jones, a truck owner and operator, played Virginia Lottery’s Right on the Money, according to a news release from lottery officials. Jones told them he was...
  • Chicago Marathon lottery opens March 10

    Chicago Marathon lottery opens March 10
    Runners interested in competing in the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon can enter a lottery for the event beginning at noon March 10. Those who qualify for a guaranteed entry also can register at that time. The deadline for entering the lottery...