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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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  • Half brothers fight over million dollar lottery ticket

    Half brothers fight over million dollar lottery ticket
    CARLISLE, Pa., July 15 (Reuters) - Two estranged half brothers faced off on Tuesday in a Pennsylvania court in a fight over a winning million-dollar lottery ticket. Ira Sharp claims he gave his half brother Charles Meehan $20 to buy a Hot Million...
  • Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN

    Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN
    The lottery lady is staying on WGN-Ch. 9, at least for another year.   After flirting with digital alternatives, the Illinois Lottery has agreed to a discounted one-year deal to keep the live drawings on the Tribune Co. station, its television home...
  • $1M Powerball ticket sold in Elkton

    $1M Powerball ticket sold in Elkton
    A second-tier winning lottery ticket, valued at $1 million, was sold in Cecil County prior to Saturday's drawing. The ticket was purchased at the Happy 40 Liquors at 600 E. Pulaski Hwy. in Elkton. The ticket was one of four secondary winners, where five...
  • Parents, Activists Rally For More Seats In High Quality Schools

    Parents, Activists Rally For More Seats In High Quality Schools
    HARTFORD — Chanting "Where's my seat?" and "We have waited long enough!" about two dozen people — including Hartford parents, children and activists — rallied outside the state Department of Education Thursday on Capitol Avenue to demand...
  • Gambling, guns, Harry Potter, taxes — by the numbers

    Gambling, guns, Harry Potter, taxes — by the numbers
    Today's edition of the Friday Files is strictly by the numbers. •5.3 billion. That's how many dollars Floridians and visitors spent on lottery tickets last year. It's a record high. •3 billion. That's about how much went to winners —...
  • Humor Mill Orlando presents 'Locked out of Fringe'

    Humor Mill Orlando presents 'Locked out of Fringe'
    When the shows for the Orlando Fringe Festival were picked in a lottery last year, The Humor Mill Orlando was not chosen. But the good-humored folks of the comedy troupe wrote a show anyway. "Locked out of Fringe! (The 2014 Orlando Fringe Festival...
  • Businesses howl over new rules on game machines

    Businesses howl over new rules on game machines
    Jerry Greenspan has been running the Fun City arcade in Ocean City for 40 years, long enough to see children who played games there grow up and bring their children to continue the summer boardwalk tradition. Now he wonders how long it can go on. "We...
  • A newsstand where the world still unfolds as print fades to black

    A newsstand where the world still unfolds as print fades to black
    A red truck pulls into an empty parking lot off Fairfax Avenue just before 6 a.m. René Portillo gets out in a rush and heads to a blue shoe box of a building wearing a message in faded paint: "THE NEW YORK TIMES Expect The World." To the right, a...
  • Lottery for Tuscany homes set for Saturday

    Lottery for Tuscany homes set for Saturday
    The lottery for homes at the new Tuscany development near Delray Beach begins Saturday at 9:30 a.m. GL Homes is building the 454-home community on Atlantic Avenue, just east of Florida's Turnpike. Prices range from the $300,000s to the $400,000s....
  • New process for hiring L.A. firefighters wins OK; recruiting to resume

    New process for hiring L.A. firefighters wins OK; recruiting to resume
    Members of the Los Angeles Civil Service Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve an overhaul of the rules for hiring city firefighters, restarting a recruitment effort halted in March amid concerns about nepotism and mismanagement. In a bid...
  • Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June

    Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June
    Maryland's four casinos brought in $72 million in revenue in June, an 8 percent jump over the month a year earlier, lottery officials said Monday. Maryland Live Casino, the top earner of all casinos on the East Coast that offer both slots and table...