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Lotteries

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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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  • Illinois Lottery app stirs up controversy

    Illinois Lottery app stirs up controversy
    — When Illinois launched its first-in-the-nation lottery app in January, Matthew Ruder quickly signed up so he could jockey for jackpots with just a tap of the finger on his smartphone. "It's really easy to buy lottery tickets on the big draw...
  • Broward man hits scratch-off for $500K

    Broward man hits scratch-off for $500K
    Luis Ruiz Diaz, of Coconut Creek, claimed a $500,000 prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. Ruiz Diaz purchased his ticket at M & S Food Store, located at 4400 W Sample Road in Coconut Creek....
  • Chicago Marathon lottery registration closes Monday

    Chicago Marathon lottery registration closes Monday
    Runners are running out of time to register for the Chicago Marathon lottery. Registration for the marathon's lottery system, in place this year after years of first-come, first-serve registration, closes at noon Monday. The Oct. 12 race will be...
  • 71,300 runners apply for Chicago Marathon lottery

    71,300 runners apply for Chicago Marathon lottery
    More than 71,000 runners signed up for 45,000 spots in the Chicago Marathon this year, marathon officials said Monday. Registration for the marathon lottery ended at noon Monday. Runners will be notified April 14 if they won the lottery to compete in...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Pistons end road losing streak with rare win in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY No matter the name of the arena, road games at Utah have been a house of horrors. It ended Monday night. The Pistons took a 20-point halftime lead and cruised to a114-94 victory over the Jazz. Andre Drummond was dominant with 19 points...
  • Virginia man cleans out wallet, finds lottery ticket worth $1 million

    Virginia man cleans out wallet, finds lottery ticket worth $1 million
    When Robert Manning started cleaning out his wallet because it was getting too fat, he had no idea he would find $1 million stuffed inside. Or at least a Virginia Lottery ticket guaranteeing him that fortune. The 51-year-old from Springfield, Va., had...
  • Cardinals rich with young arms

    JUPITER, Fla. When Shelby Miller, pride of Brownwood High and next-generation Texas gunslinger, settled into a chair surrounded by friends to watch the 2009 amateur draft, he had heard he could go as high as fourth overall and knew he would go no lower...
  • Mega Millions jackpot hits $400 million to become third largest

    Mega Millions jackpot hits $400 million to become third largest
    Lottery fever has again hit the Southland as the Mega Millions jackpot is estimated to be $400 million for Tuesday night's drawing, the third largest prize in the game's history. The only two larger jackpots were a $648-million prize in December and a...
  • Sunrise man collects $12M Lotto win

    Sunrise man collects $12M Lotto win
    A Sunrise man claimed a $12 million Florida Lotto jackpot in Tallahassee Tuesday, the first Lotto win in Broward or Palm Beach county since a Davie woman won in September 2012. Delroy Reid, 49, stepped forward on behalf of the Rolgini Revocable Trust....