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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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  • 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...
  • Ocoee woman wins $500,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket

    Ocoee woman wins $500,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket
    A 58-year-old Ocoee woman recently won $500,000 on a scratch-off lottery ticket she bought for $5 from a gas station in Orlando. Rosalind Wood bought the Gold Rush ticket from the Murphy Express at 8600 W. Colonial Drive and recently claimed the top...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • ASK IRA: Were Riley's personnel moves underappreciated?

    ASK IRA: Were Riley's personnel moves underappreciated?
    Q: The Executive of the Year vote has to irk Pat Riley. Mitch Kupchak and Sam Hinkie got votes, while Riley did not get one single vote? The discovery of Hassan Whiteside and acquisition of Goran Dragic did not impress anyone outside Miami. The results...
  • The hottest guy in New York right now? Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton's face proudly adorns the $10 bill. But it's hard to imagine the founding father and treasury secretary, with all his famous ambition, ever anticipating just how many of those bills people would delightedly fork over one day to see a...
  • Jamaican police officer says country trying to stop scammers

    A top Jamaican law enforcement officer testifying in a North Dakota trial said Thursday his country is making progress in disrupting lottery scams but that many children still want to grow up to be fraudsters. Cpl. Kevin Watson testified in Bismarck...
  • News briefs: Rabid bat found in Frankfort

    News briefs: Rabid bat found in Frankfort
    Rabid bat found in Frankfort A live bat trapped in Frankfort represents Will County's first confirmed case of rabies among wildlife this year, according to the Will County Health Department. The bat was trapped Friday while hanging on to the base of a...
  • Gurnee resident hits it big in Gold Rush lottery

    Gurnee resident hits it big in Gold Rush lottery
    Patricia Easley of Gurnee won a top prize of $50,000 when she scratched a Gold Rush instant lottery ticket. Easley has lived in Lake County for 10 years. She was at home when she scratched the ticket and discovered her $50,000 win, according to a...
  • How to get early permits (this weekend!) to hike Yosemite's Half Dome

    How to get early permits (this weekend!) to hike Yosemite's Half Dome
    One upside to the drought: Hikers eager to summit Yosemite's Half Dome will have more time to try this year. The all-important cables that allow hikers to scale the final 400-foot pitch of the granite face will be in place starting Saturday, three weeks...
  • Should South Florida get destination casinos?

    Should South Florida get destination casinos?
      It looks like we will go another year without lawmakers even talking much about bringing destination casinos to South Florida. “Gambling expansion” the naysayers say about the resort casinos that could add so much to our community. The...