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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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  • Virginia couple wins lottery prizes 3 times in a month: A look at odds

    Virginia couple wins lottery prizes 3 times in a month: A look at odds
    A Virginia couple has won top prizes in the state's lottery three times within a single month. Wow, what are the odds! The answer is: rotten. The odds of winning are rotten. But it's people like Calvin and Zatera Spencer, of Portsmouth, Va., who...
  • Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in two weeks

    Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in two weeks
    Lady Luck is sure smiling on these two. Calvin and Zatera Spencer have won the state lottery three times in the past two weeks, including two $1 million prizes. Their first win was in March 12’s Powerball drawing for $1 million. On March 26, the...
  • Reader feedback March 31: Frequent lottery winners, 'different' pizza shop, gas rewards programs

    Amazing lottery luck A Portsmouth couple, Calvin and Zatera Spencer, stunningly won three major lottery prizes in two weeks. They won their first $1 million prize in March 12's Powerball drawing and won $50,000 on March 26 via 10 winning tickets in the...
  • Winderman's view: Heat 88, Bucks 67

    Observations from Saturday night's 88-67 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center: -- This was firsthand evidence that the Bucks actually are worse than the 76ers. -- Of course, the Heat previously had done plenty of playing...
  • Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in two weeks, including two $1 million prizes

    Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in two weeks, including two $1 million prizes
    Whoever said lightning never strikes twice never met the lucky Portsmouth couple that recently won more than $2 million in lottery prizes.  Calvin and Zatera Spencer have hit it big with the state lottery not once, not twice, but three times in the last...
  • Kevin Hunt: Hartford's 'Mystery' Bridge: Why Is It There?

    Kevin Hunt: Hartford's 'Mystery' Bridge: Why Is It There?
    A mystery bridge where I-91 and a real bridge, the Charter Oak, meet in Hartford is today's entry in this edition of "Is It Just Me?" -- where no question is too small for The Bottom Line. Q: "In 1991 I watched as they built a new Charter Oak Bridge and...
  • Couple collect lottery winnings after misplacing ticket

    Couple collect lottery winnings after misplacing ticket
    A Downers Grove couple claimed a $1 million lottery prize Thursday after a brief but frantic search for their winning ticket. Cathy and Dave Seiden won the prize after matching five numbers on their Mega Millions ticket for the March 18 drawing. Cathy...
  • Cardinals rich with young arms

    JUPITER, Fla. When Shelby Miller, pride of Brownwood High and next-generation Texas gunslinger, settled into a chair surrounded by friends to watch the 2009 amateur draft, he had heard he could go as high as fourth overall and knew he would go no lower...
  • Ticked off! @lottery, loud speakers

    I'm ticked off at the lottery. I'm beyond ticked off! I have picked the same four numbers out of ten for the last twenty years and they have never come up in a drawing. I'm ticked off that you would be a moron if you didn't see that some professionals...
  • 71,300 runners apply for Chicago Marathon lottery

    71,300 runners apply for Chicago Marathon lottery
    More than 71,000 runners signed up for 45,000 spots in the Chicago Marathon this year, marathon officials said Monday. Registration for the marathon lottery ended at noon Monday. Runners will be notified April 14 if they won the lottery to compete in...
  • Chicago Marathon lottery registration closes Monday

    Chicago Marathon lottery registration closes Monday
    Runners are running out of time to register for the Chicago Marathon lottery. Registration for the marathon's lottery system, in place this year after years of first-come, first-serve registration, closes at noon Monday. The Oct. 12 race will be...