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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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  • Maryland Live revenue down 16 percent in March

    Maryland Live revenue down 16 percent in March
    Maryland Live topped $51 million again in March, but revenues continue at a slower pace than a year ago, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Tuesday. The casino in Hanover reported $51.9 million were generated by slot machines and...
  • Retired Evanston teacher starts new career photographing the wind

    Retired Evanston teacher starts new career photographing the wind
    Shirley Nannini and Candace Wark have lassoed the wind, turning it into photographic art that's receiving rave reviews. Their latest exhibit is at the iconic Willis Tower. Nannini, a retired Evanston Township High School coach and athletic director, and...
  • Senator tries to get medical pot up and running

    Senator tries to get medical pot up and running
    Even as a key court decision looms, the state Senate is pursuing an alternative plan to get medical marijuana to patients waiting anxiously for it. A law approved by the Legislature last year legalized an oil form of noneuphoric marijuana to treat...
  • All is not lost if you didn't win NFL draft tickets

    All is not lost if you didn't win NFL draft tickets
    Football fans in and outside Chicago began getting the news Monday that 76,000 hopefuls were longing to hear: They got tickets to the NFL draft. Fans learned via email from the league that they were chosen in a lottery to get free passes to one of the...
  • 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 A public hearing was planned Wednesday on the bill, which is similar to an agreement ultimately repealed last year by the General...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-...
  • Store owner will not get reward for serial robber tip

    Store owner will not get reward for serial robber tip
    Forced into the back room of his convenience store by an armed robber, Yash Kanani counted out 15 seconds before he opened the door. Kanani recognized the man from the first time he had held up his store just weeks earlier, and remembered the thief had...
  • Lottery scam that targeted seniors sends S. Fla. man to prison

    Lottery scam that targeted seniors sends S. Fla. man to prison
    A Broward man who admitted he was part of a Jamaican lottery scam that mostly targeted seniors in the U.S. was sentenced Friday to nearly six years in federal prison. Mikhail Gorbachev George Williams, 26, admitted he handled more than $87,500 in wire...
  • Margate woman lucks out with $1M lottery win

    Margate woman lucks out with $1M lottery win
    A 64-year-old Margate woman won a $1-million lottery prize playing scratch off, state officials announced Friday. Christine McGrath opted for a one-time, lump-sum payment of $775,479 and claimed her win Thursday morning in Tallahasee, according to Meagan...
  • California holds its final film tax credit lottery

    California holds its final film tax credit lottery
    The California Film Commission this week held its final film tax credit lottery, closing the chapter on a controversial program that frustrated many film producers. On Wednesday, the commission held its seventh and final lottery as it phased out the old...