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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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  • 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...
  • Texas representative hoping to legalize online poker with bill

    U.S. Rep. Joe Barton is ready to ante up again. Barton, who has supported legalizing online poker for years, plans to file a bill to do so in the next month or so. "It's very ironic that Texas hold 'em poker is played everywhere legally except in Texas,...
  • LAFD's latest recruits are primarily white and overwhelmingly male

    LAFD's latest recruits are primarily white and overwhelmingly male
    A second class of recruits hired after Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's overhaul of the city's firefighter hiring process is primarily white and overwhelmingly male, marking little progress toward the mayor's pledge to diversify the Fire Department....
  • West Virginia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: March 31 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on improving state parks: West Virginia's 32 beautiful state parks have no shortage of trees. Unfortunately, money doesn't grow on them. That's the reality...
  • After Christie's privatization, N.J. lottery missing targets

    WASHINGTON— When Gov. Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games. Instead, a lottery once ranked among the nation's top performers is lagging for the second...
  • Police: Fight over $500 lottery win led to murder-suicide

    Fort Worth police say a man who won $500 on a scratch-off lottery ticket apparently fatally shot his live-in girlfriend and then himself after they argued because he didn't want to share the winnings with her. Sgt. Joe Loughman said Tuesday that 48-year-...
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School is a failed experiment

    Prairie Crossing Charter School is a failed experiment
    The lesson of Prairie Crossing Charter School's uncertain but panicked future affirms both the best and worst of charter schools. This is the tale of what they can offer and perhaps what they can't. Even though charter schools are public in every...
  • Sixers fall to Lakers, 113-111, in overtime

    PHILADELPHIA The 76ers suffered another lottery-friendly loss to the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night. Jordan Clarkson's layup with .07 seconds left handed the Sixers a 113-111 overtime setback at the Wells Fargo Center. That enabled the Sixers to stay...
  • Powerball ticket worth $2 million sold in Philadelphia

    Powerball ticket worth $2 million sold in Philadelphia
    MIDDLETOWN - One Powerball ticket worth $2 million was sold in Philadelphia for the Wednesday, March 18, drawing. The ticket matched all five white balls drawn, 14-25-30-33-47, but not the red Powerball 08, to win a prize of $2 million, less 25...
  • Quest For Lottery Jackpot Turned Away — Again

    Quest For Lottery Jackpot Turned Away — Again
    HARTFORD — The long-running case of Clarence Jackson, who has been fighting for 19 years to claim $5.8 million in lottery winnings, encountered another setback Tuesday when a legislative committee voted 13-12 to reject his case. Jackson held a...
  • Exclusive: Unclaimed Lottery Winner Loses Narrowly Again

    Exclusive: Unclaimed Lottery Winner Loses Narrowly Again
    The long-running case of Clarence Jackson suffered another blow Tuesday when a key legislative committee voted 13-12 to reject awarding him an unclaimed $5.8 million lottery prize. It has been a 19-year odyssey for Jackson, who held the winning ticket...