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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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  • Cavaliers announce monthly lottery to purchase single-game tickets

    The Cavaliers are instituting a monthly lottery to try and fairly meet the incredible demands for single-game tickets, the team announced on Friday. Fans can enroll at cavs.com beginning Sept. 26 for the chance to purchase tickets. A drawing for...
  • Reader feedback for Sept. 13: Lottery winner, Bond villain dies, bank robbery arrested

    Virginia lottery game winner A Newport News woman has won $100,000 from a Virginia Lottery scratcher game. Angela Kilgo won the game's top prize after buying an Amethyst Purple Jewel 7 ticket at Citgo Mart on Jefferson Avenue in Newport News,...
  • Newport News woman wins $100,000 in lottery game

    Newport News woman wins $100,000 in lottery game
    A Newport News woman has won $100,000 from a Virginia Lottery scratcher game. Angela Kilgo won the game’s top prize after buying an Amethyst Purple Jewel 7 ticket at Citgo Mart on 12836 Jefferson Ave. in Newport News, according to a Virginia...
  • Southern Lehigh eyes Spanish immersion lottery

    Southern Lehigh eyes Spanish immersion lottery
    For years, sign-ups for Southern Lehigh's Spanish Immersion Program have regularly included adults camping out all night in front of the school, parents racing each other to front doors, and police prowling the school grounds looking for disorderly moms...
  • Maryland might drop option of lifetime casino ban

    Maryland might drop option of lifetime casino ban
    Problem gamblers would no longer be able to ban themselves from Maryland casinos for life under a change being considered to a state program designed to protect hundreds of gamblers from themselves. The Maryland State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency...
  • Yosemite: Hikers with Half Dome permits shut down by Meadow fire

    The popular trail and cables to Half Dome in Yosemite National Park remained off limits to hikers Monday, a day after the growing Meadow fire forced the helicopter evacuation of 85 hikers and climbers from the area, a park official said. Yosemite...
  • This time pick Illinois lottery firm in the open

    This time pick Illinois lottery firm in the open
    Illinois made news in 2010 when it became the first state in the country to allow a private firm to manage its lottery operations. That experiment, however, is headed for a do-over. On Aug. 15, Gov. Pat Quinn canceled the state's contract with Northstar...
  • 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...
  • Toronto 2014: The crazy and sane with Kristen Wiig in 'Welcome To Me'

    Toronto 2014: The crazy and sane with Kristen Wiig in 'Welcome To Me'
    It’s tempting to call the new movie “Welcome To Me” more funny odd than funny ha-ha, but to say so also undersells that it is genuinely funny too, while also warm and strange and daring. Directed by Shira Piven, written by Eliot Laurence...
  • Corrections and clarifications for Monday, Sept. 1, 2014

    A story Saturday about food safety violations at a Shanghai processing plant owned by a subsidiary of Aurora-based OSI Group incorrectly attributed some information to OSI instead of a Shanghai law enforcement website, which said the six employees were...
  • 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...