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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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  • L.A. won't offer prizes to voters in next year's election

    L.A. won't offer prizes to voters in next year's election
    A controversial proposal to offer cash prizes to Los Angeles voters is dead – at least for next year’s city elections. Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson said this week that he wants more time to consider the idea of using money...
  • N.J. lottery misses revenue target under private manager

    TRENTON, N.J. — Three months after Illinois declared the first privately run state lottery a failure, New Jersey's similar experiment is faltering, endangering a program that supports schools and the disabled. Northstar New Jersey Lottery Group's...
  • To survive in the U.S., Chinese bookstores evolve way beyond books

    To survive in the U.S., Chinese bookstores evolve way beyond books
    At World Books on Atlantic Boulevard, Lily Li picks up the phone to transact one of her first sales of the day. "Hello, this is World Books," says Li, 60. "Can you add $60 to this phone card?" She hands the card back to the man waiting at the counter,...
  • Maryland Live is weathering storm of new competition

    Maryland Live is weathering storm of new competition
    The president and general manager of Maryland's largest casino delivered a bit of unexpected news Monday to state gambling regulators. "November is trending exceptionally well," Robert Norton of Maryland Live said at a meeting of the Maryland Lottery...
  • How do you spell free college money? Try 'FAFSA'

    "You should write about college aid and the FAFSA," my brother said. FAFSA? Why would I write about a little-used, totally made-up universal language? "That's not FAFSA, that's Esperanto." Right, right. FAFSA is one of those yappy long-haired dogs that...
  • Here's your chance to see 'Wicked' - at a discounted price

    Here's your chance to see 'Wicked' - at a discounted price
    Here is a wicked good deal. Pun intended. The popular musical "Wicked" opens at Chrysler Hall on Wednesday and runs through Dec. 7. Making it even better, John Davidson plays the part of The Wizard. Yes, that John Davidson.  And the promoter is...
  • You don't have to be a psychic to spot these scams

    You don't have to be a psychic to spot these scams
    Some scams are clever and can be hard to spot, so I can understand why people fall for them. Others scream SCAM! so loud that you don't have to be a mind reader to identify them, like these ones targeted recently by authorities. Officials in New York...
  • $325,000 Cash 5 ticket sold in Lehigh County

    $325,000 Cash 5 ticket sold in Lehigh County
    A Lottery Cash 5 ticket worth $325,000 was sold in Lehigh County, lottery officials said. The ticket for Friday night's drawing was sold at Exxon Uni-Mart on Route 309 in South Whitehall Township. The ticket correctly matched all five balls, 08-14-16-...
  • Gloucester man wins $200,000 on scratcher ticket

    Gloucester man wins $200,000 on scratcher ticket
    One Gloucester man did in fact “Win It All” on a scratcher ticket this week, according to the Virginia Lottery. Michael Mitchell was shocked to learn that he had won $200,000 on a Win It All ticket he purchased at the 7-Eleven store...
  • Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work

    Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton on record deal: This is not a lottery ticket, it's work
    The Miami Marlins finally have a superstar to call their own for the long haul. Giancarlo Stanton signed the long-term deal Wednesday that few in baseball  thought would happen. The Marlins gave the slugging right fielder plenty of reasons with a $325...
  • Meet the $325 million man: Giancarlo Stanton seals deal with Miami Marlins

    Call it a commitment for the ages about as long and impressive as one of his mammoth, tape-measure home runs. Giancarlo Stanton, one of baseball's brightest young stars and biggest bashers, finally made his much-talked-about 13-year, $325 million deal...