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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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  • Florida Lottery may go online

    Florida Lottery may go online
    Playing the lottery in Florida could get a lot easier. A bill filed by state Sen. Gwen Margolis, D-Coconut Grove, would allow the Florida Lottery to become the eighth state to sell lottery tickets online. Currently, players can only purchase tickets...
  • Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson to host National Christmas Tree Lighting

    Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson to host National Christmas Tree Lighting
    Tom Hanks will bring the jokes and Rita Wilson, his actress-songwriter wife, will lend her voice to the upcoming 2014 National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C. Travelers lucky enough to have won free tickets given out lottery-style will watch...
  • L.A. voters won't be offered cash prizes in March city election

    L.A. voters won't be offered cash prizes in March city 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 wanted more time to consider the idea of using money or...
  • 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...
  • Liquor store worker suspected in lottery scheme

    A Newport Beach man who worked at a Santa Ana liquor store was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of redeeming winning Scratchers lottery tickets and reselling losing ones to customers, according to the Orange County District Attorney's office. Francis Bou...
  • 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...