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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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  • $1M Powerball ticket sold in Essex

    $1M Powerball ticket sold in Essex
    A valuable Powerball ticket was sold at a Food Lion in Essex prior to Saturday's drawing, Maryland Lottery officials said Sunday. The second-tier winner is valued at $1 Million and was sold at the Food Lion at 1565 Hyde Park Road in Baltimore County,...
  • Officials say lottery worker is winner of multimillion-dollar Hot Lotto ticket; faces charges

    An Iowa lottery worker who illegally played the lottery won a multimillion-dollar jackpot in 2010 and asked others to help him claim it, authorities said Thursday after announcing fraud charges against him. Eddie Raymond Tipton, 51, of Norwalk, Iowa, has...
  • Conflicted lottery winner feels poorer in spirit

    Conflicted lottery winner feels poorer in spirit
    Lucky them. Four Central Florida people joined the ranks of the nouveau riche this week when each cashed a winning lottery ticket, including two who became overnight millionaires. But the biggest winner in the group, an Orlando nursing assistant who...
  • Feeling lucky? Friday's Mega Millions jackpot balloons to $221 million

    Feeling lucky? Friday's Mega Millions jackpot balloons to $221 million
    The jackpot for the multi-state Mega Millions lottery, which includes California, is estimated to balloon to $221 million for Friday’s drawing, lottery officials announced. Players failed to match all six numbers during Tuesday’s drawing,...
  • Mega Millions jackpot surges to $221 million for Friday's drawing

    Mega Millions jackpot surges to $221 million for Friday's drawing
    Winning Friday's Mega Millions lottery could be a good way to forget about Chicago's cold snap. The jackpot for the multi-state lottery has ballooned to an estimated $221 million for the drawing, lottery officials announced. Players failed to match...
  • Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $270M

    Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $270M
    Another Mega Millions drawing has gone by without a winner, pushing the jackpot for the multi-state lottery to $270 million. The new prize is the lottery's 13th-largest ever. Tuesday's numbers were 12, 20, 25, 50, 51, with a Mega Ball of 7. The...
  • Top 10 Mega Millions lottery jackpots

    Top 10 Mega Millions lottery jackpots
    The Mega Millions lottery frequently has massive jackpots up for grabs. Here are the Top 10 and when they were awarded. 1. $656 million , March 30, 2012               2. $648 million, Dec. 17, 2013 3. $414 million, March 18, 2014 4. $390 million, March...
  • Leesburg woman claims share of $6 million lottery prize

    Mary Dodge's new year got off to a winning start. The Leesburg woman claimed her share of a $6 million Florida Lottery jackpot on Dec. 6, the Florida Lottery announced Tuesday. She collected her winnings as a one-time lump-sum payment of $2,067,068.25....
  • Winning $1 million lottery ticket purchased in Niles

    One of 2015's first $1 million winners of the Illinois Lottery bought the ticket in Niles. As of Jan. 6, the winner had not shown up to claim the prize, officials said. According to the lottery spokesman Mike Lang, the winner has one year to claim it...
  • Lotto terminals can be lifeline for lost seniors

    Lotto terminals can be lifeline for lost seniors
    An observant Orange County convenience-store clerk helped locate a missing 89-year-old retiree, thanks to a new program that posts Silver Alerts on lottery terminals in Florida. John Happy of Polk County was the first person found under the...
  • Gran Premio del Mega Millions sube a $246 millones

    Gran Premio del Mega Millions sube a $246 millones
    La última vez que alguien ganó el premio acumulado del Mega Millions la nación estaba en plenas elecciones de medio término. Esto significa que el premio acumulado para hoy martes se ubica en el raro territorio de los $246 millones, de acuerdo con la...