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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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  • New Lenox police officer wins tie breaker for spot on Plainfield board

     New Lenox police officer wins tie breaker for spot on Plainfield board
    A New Lenox police officer will be one of Plainfield's newest village trustees thanks to a lucky bingo ball. Brian Wojowski was declared the winner of the April 7 election after a lottery Friday to break a tie between him and candidate Michael Lambert....
  • Four Maryland casinos accused of admitting underage customers

    Four Maryland casinos accused of admitting  underage customers
    Horseshoe Casino Baltimore would pay $8,000 and Maryland Live $1,000 in sanctions to settle allegations they allowed underage customers inside. They are among four Maryland casinos with which state gambling regulators have reached consent agreements to...
  • Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today

    Five Things To Know At The Capitol Today
    A public hearing is scheduled on a bill that would allow the Connecticut Lottery to offer keno gambling. H.B. No. 7054 would allow for keno to be offered in 3,000 lottery retailers and 600 new bars and restaurants. The state’s two federally...
  • New Casino Proposed In Rhode Island

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A new casino in Tiverton with table games and easy access to state highways would allow Rhode Island to compete with neighboring Massachusetts for gambling revenue, state casino operators said Tuesday. Twin River Management Group...
  • 15 nonprofits win lottery to sell fireworks in Huntington Beach

    15 nonprofits win lottery to sell fireworks in Huntington Beach
    Fifteen nonprofit groups have won the lottery to be fireworks vendors in Huntington Beach for the Fourth of July. More than 100 people sat in the City Council chamber hoping that Miss Huntington Beach Claire Epting would draw their organization's name...
  • Vote, and win $25,000: It's a losing idea

    Vote, and win $25,000: It's a losing idea
    Frustrated by the appallingly low turnout in local elections, the nonprofit Southwest Voter Registration Education Project is planning a cash lottery — or voteria — to get voters to the polls for the Los Angeles Board of Education District 5...
  • Audit criticizes handling of unclaimed slots winnings

     Audit criticizes handling of unclaimed slots winnings
    Vouchers worth $704,000 in slot-machine winnings went unclaimed in 2013 at Maryland casinos and were not handled correctly by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, a new audit found. All of the unclaimed winnings should have gone go the state,...
  • Lottery ticket worth $450K sold in Richton Park

    Lottery ticket worth $450K sold in Richton Park
    Someone who stopped at a Richton Park gas station and picked up a Lucky Day Lotto ticket for Saturday night's drawing is the owner of a ticket worth $450,000, according to the Illinois Lottery. A winning Quick Pick ticket was bought at Jams BP, 4769...
  • 'Wicked' tickets for $25

    'Wicked' tickets for $25
    Want to score $25 tickets to a performance of "Wicked" at the Hippodrome Theater? Try the theater's day-of-performance lottery for a limited number of orchestra seats. Here's how it works: arrive 2 1/2 hours prior to each performance. Submit your name...
  • NJ may OK home delivery of lottery tickets

    NJ may OK home delivery of lottery tickets
    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Residents who want lottery tickets sent to their doorsteps could have them delivered under a bill moving in the Legislature. The Assembly Tourism, Gaming and Arts Committee approved a bill Monday that requires the Lottery...
  • All is not lost if you didn't win NFL draft tickets

    All is not lost if you didn't win NFL draft tickets
    Football fans in and outside Chicago began getting the news Monday that 76,000 hopefuls were longing to hear: They got tickets to the NFL draft. Fans learned via email from the league that they were chosen in a lottery to get free passes to one of the...