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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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  • Winderman's view: Heat 100, Magic 93

    Winderman's view: Heat 100, Magic 93
    Observations from Monday night's 100-93 victory over the Orlando Magic at AmericanAirlines Arena: -- Life. -- For at least one more night. -- Of course, the Pacers would love nothing more than to finally knock the Heat out of the playoffs. --...
  • $2 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Whitehall on Saturday

    $2 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Whitehall on Saturday
    A Powerball@ticket worth $2 million was sold in Whitehall Township on Saturday, the Pennsylvania Lottery said in a press release. The ticket matched all five white balls drawn, 01-12-32-42-58, but not the red Powerball 12, to win a prize of $2 million,...
  • Connecticut tribal chairmen voice support for keno bill

    The chairmen of the state's two federally recognized Indian tribes said Monday they still support a deal that would allow the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to offer keno. Under that agreement, reached about 18 months ago, the tribes would each...
  • Saving money is no game � or is it?

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. CommunityAmerica Credit Union, based in suburban Kansas City, has its eyes on a Michigan lottery that's right, a lottery except this one turns non-savers into regular depositors. "We happen to think it's a great idea," said Rob Persaud,...
  • Blotter: $400 in scratch-off lottery tickets stolen in Wheaton

    Wheaton The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports: Michelle T. Szymczak, 25, of the 26W block of MacArthur Avenue in Wheaton, was charged March 28 with two counts of driving under the influence. She was stopped in the 900 block of...
  • Former Maryland Lottery director Buddy Roogow dies

    Former Maryland Lottery director Buddy Roogow dies
    Buddy Roogow, the longtime Maryland Lottery director who left to run the D.C. Lottery in 2009, was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Saturday after suffering an aneurysm, the Washington agency announced. He was 65. Mr. Roogow's sudden illness...
  • Public hearing planned on allowing keno in Connecticut

    State lawmakers will hear testimony on the latest proposal to allow the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to offer keno. A public hearing was planned Wednesday on the bill, which is similar to an agreement ultimately repealed last year by the General...
  • DC Lottery director Buddy Roogow of Maryland dies at 65

    Buddy Roogow, the director of the D.C. Lottery and a former official in Maryland, has died after suffering an aneurysm. He was 65. District of Columbia Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey DeWitt announced Roogow's death. He died Saturday at Johns Hopkins...
  • States consider slapping limits on their lotteries

    WASHINGTON For years, lotteries have been a lucrative enterprise for states, reliably bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars to fund everything from education to environmental preservation to homeless shelters. But now some lawmakers and anti-...
  • Alabama governor threatens budget veto over state cuts

    Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday he will veto any state budget that includes "draconian" cuts that would be required without tax increases. Bentley continued to press for public support for his $541 million tax proposal. He said everyone will be...
  • Lottery fraudster admits ripping off seniors

    Lottery fraudster admits ripping off seniors
    The first Jamaican citizen extradited to the U.S. to face lottery fraud charges admitted Friday he helped run a sweepstake scam that used middlemen in South Florida to collect cash from victims all over the U.S. Damion Bryan Barrett, 29, pleaded guilty...