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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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  • Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in two weeks, including two $1 million prizes

    Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in two weeks, including two $1 million prizes
    Whoever said lightning never strikes twice never met the lucky Portsmouth couple that recently won more than $2 million in lottery prizes.  Calvin and Zatera Spencer have hit it big with the state lottery not once, not twice, but three times in the last...
  • Kevin Hunt: Hartford's 'Mystery' Bridge: Why Is It There?

    Kevin Hunt: Hartford's 'Mystery' Bridge: Why Is It There?
    A mystery bridge where I-91 and a real bridge, the Charter Oak, meet in Hartford is today's entry in this edition of "Is It Just Me?" -- where no question is too small for The Bottom Line. Q: "In 1991 I watched as they built a new Charter Oak Bridge and...
  • Couple collect lottery winnings after misplacing ticket

    Couple collect lottery winnings after misplacing ticket
    A Downers Grove couple claimed a $1 million lottery prize Thursday after a brief but frantic search for their winning ticket. Cathy and Dave Seiden won the prize after matching five numbers on their Mega Millions ticket for the March 18 drawing. Cathy...
  • Ticked off! @lottery, loud speakers

    I'm ticked off at the lottery. I'm beyond ticked off! I have picked the same four numbers out of ten for the last twenty years and they have never come up in a drawing. I'm ticked off that you would be a moron if you didn't see that some professionals...
  • Daniel 'Rocky' Hyde, tavern owner

    Daniel 'Rocky' Hyde, tavern owner
    Daniel "Rocky" Hyde, a former tavern owner and a retired Maryland State Lottery employee, died of heart failure Wednesday at Franklin Square Medical Center. The Rosedale resident was 65. Born in Baltimore, he was the son of Leo Hyde, a postal worker, and...
  • Florida Lottery suspends Pompano Beach retailers

    Florida Lottery suspends Pompano Beach retailers
    On Wednesday, Florida Lottery officials pulled their machines from three Pompano Beach convenience stores that are linked to one of the state's most prolific winners. No arrest has been made, though Lottery officials said "fraudulent activity may have...
  • Dundalk resident wins lottery twice in one week

    Dundalk resident wins lottery twice in one week
    After winning $100,000 from a scratch-off ticket, a Dundalk woman won $10,000 a week later, also from a scratch-off. Michelle Fowler, 39, said she stopped at the Wise Avenue BP gas station on March 22 to buy her husband Dean, 38, two $20 scratch-off...
  • Only female in LAFD's class of firefighter recruits resigns

    Only female in LAFD's class of firefighter recruits resigns
    The only woman selected for a controversial class of Los Angeles Fire Department recruits has resigned in the latest setback to a decades-long effort to increase the number of women in the department’s ranks. Erica Juergens was among 70 recruits...
  • $425M Powerball winner cites 'luck of the Jedi'

    $425M Powerball winner cites 'luck of the Jedi'
    A Northern Californian invoked the "luck of the Jedi" on Tuesday when he came forward to claim the $425.3-million Powerball jackpot he won after playing the lottery for 20 years. Wearing a shirt featuring the "Star Wars" character Yoda with the words...
  • California Powerball jackpot winner invokes 'luck of the Jedi'

    California Powerball jackpot winner invokes 'luck of the Jedi'
    A Northern Californian invoked the "luck of the Jedi" on Tuesday when he came forward to claim the $425.3-million Powerball jackpot he won after playing the lottery for 20 years. Wearing a shirt featuring the "Star Wars" character Yoda with the words...
  • $425-million Powerball winner from Northern California cashes in

    $425-million Powerball winner from Northern California cashes in
    A Northern California man who won a $425.3-million Powerball jackpot had been playing the lottery for two decades before he struck it big, he said Tuesday. Retiree B. Raymond Buxton came forward Tuesday to officially claim his prize, telling officials...