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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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  • Revenue revisions give additional $50M to SC budget writers

    Adjustments made to South Carolina's revenue projections give legislators an additional $50 million to spend in next year's budget. The state Board of Economic Advisors approved the revisions Friday, just before the House Ways and Means Committee puts...
  • Jamaican man accused of swindling Americans in lottery scheme

    A Jamaican man has been extradited to South Florida to face charges of duping people into sending money to the island nation to collect purported lottery winnings, authorities said. Damion Bryan Barrett, charged in a 38-count indictment, is accused of...
  • Sex predator allowed to spend lottery winnings despite looming lawsuit

    A Mount Dora sexual predator who won a lottery prize is free to spend his winnings despite a pending lawsuit brought by two men who say he abused them as children, a judge ruled Friday. Timothy Poole, who pleaded guilty to attempted sexual battery on a...
  • Cops: Man linked to 3 burglarized gas stations with stolen lottery tickets

    Cops: Man linked to 3 burglarized gas stations with stolen lottery tickets
    A man charged with burglarizing three gas stations this month in Elgin was ordered held in lieu of $30,000 bail Sunday after being linked to the crimes through stolen lottery tickets, police said. Barrington L. Goodman of the 900 block of Central Park...
  • Malloy's Budget: Now Everyone Else Gets To Weigh In

    Malloy's Budget: Now Everyone Else Gets To Weigh In
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has presented his version of a new state budget, but now it's time for legislators, lobbyists and everyone else to have their say about its final form. The process began Thursday with a presentation by the...
  • Carpentersville woman uses lucky dime on scratch-off ticket to win big

    Carpentersville woman uses lucky dime on scratch-off ticket to win big
    A Carpentersville woman is $250,000 richer thanks to a recent lottery ticket purchase. On Friday, Ginger McGee was presented with an oversized ceremonial check from Illinois Lottery officials to commemorate her win. Her daughter purchased the ticket for...
  • N.C. woman claims one-third of $564 million Powerball jackpot

    N.C. woman claims one-third of $564 million Powerball jackpot
    North Carolina lottery officials say a woman has come forward to present one of three winning tickets for a $564 million Powerball jackpot drawn earlier this month. The N.C. Education Lottery has scheduled a news conference for 2 p.m. Monday to reveal...
  • Oaklawn Park Results Combined Friday

    1st_$20,000, mdn cl, 3YO up, 1mi, clear. Off 1:31. Time 1:41.24. Fast. Scratched_Obama's Vow, Hall of Fame. Also Ran_Dmherewittywitty, Penobscot, Union River, Take a Lil Trip, Aldean, Away Westward, Hard Spun Lover. Exacta (2-7) paid $66.60. $0.1...
  • NC lottery head: Powerball jackpot winner should get advice

    The executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery has some advice for the person who won a share of the $564 million Powerball jackpot. Alice Garland says the person holding the winning ticket should sign the back of the ticket, put it in a safe place...
  • Evanston man charged in Elgin gas station burglaries

    Evanston man charged in Elgin gas station burglaries
    Attempting to cash in lottery tickets stolen in gas station burglaries in Elgin has landed an Evanston man in jail, police said. Elgin police were investigating the third such burglary this month when Des Plaines police contacted them Saturday morning...
  • Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets

    Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets
    Florida authorities say a man used only his head to smash through the glass of a convenience store door and steal more than $10,000 worth of scratch-off lottery tickets. Police say the Sunshine Food Mart robbery occurred early Thursday morning....