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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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  • Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $270M

    Mega Millions jackpot jumps to $270M
    Another Mega Millions drawing has gone by without a winner, pushing the jackpot for the multi-state lottery to $270 million. The new prize is the lottery's 13th-largest ever. Tuesday's numbers were 12, 20, 25, 50, 51, with a Mega Ball of 7. The...
  • Top 10 Mega Millions lottery jackpots

    Top 10 Mega Millions lottery jackpots
    The Mega Millions lottery frequently has massive jackpots up for grabs. Here are the Top 10 and when they were awarded. 1. $656 million , March 30, 2012               2. $648 million, Dec. 17, 2013 3. $414 million, March 18, 2014 4. $390 million, March...
  • Leesburg woman claims share of $6 million lottery prize

    Mary Dodge's new year got off to a winning start. The Leesburg woman claimed her share of a $6 million Florida Lottery jackpot on Dec. 6, the Florida Lottery announced Tuesday. She collected her winnings as a one-time lump-sum payment of $2,067,068.25....
  • Winning $1 million lottery ticket purchased in Niles

    One of 2015's first $1 million winners of the Illinois Lottery bought the ticket in Niles. As of Jan. 6, the winner had not shown up to claim the prize, officials said. According to the lottery spokesman Mike Lang, the winner has one year to claim it...
  • Lotto terminals can be lifeline for lost seniors

    Lotto terminals can be lifeline for lost seniors
    An observant Orange County convenience-store clerk helped locate a missing 89-year-old retiree, thanks to a new program that posts Silver Alerts on lottery terminals in Florida. John Happy of Polk County was the first person found under the...
  • Jesus, SeaWorld, and CIA: Letters

    What Jesus taught us  On Sunday, a letter writer asked, "What would Jesus do if elected to serve in Congress?" ("How would Jesus vote?"). The writer posed questions regarding how Jesus would vote when deciding such issues as dismantling the Affordable...
  • Chesapeake, Virginia Beach residents take home million-dollar lottery prizes

    Chesapeake, Virginia Beach residents take home million-dollar lottery prizes
    A Chesapeake man and a Virginia Beach man have taken home millon-dollar prizes in Virginia Lottery scratcher games. Chesapeake resident Michael Worsham won the $2.5 million prize in the Right on the Money scratcher game — the game’s top...
  • Maryland and other states suspend sales in new Monopoly Millionaires' Club game

    Maryland and other states suspend sales in new Monopoly Millionaires' Club game
    The Maryland Lottery said Monday it is suspending sales of a new, weekly, multi-state game — Monopoly Millionaires' Club — following the Dec. 26 drawing because sales have not met projections. The other 23 states involved in the game also...
  • Why Pam Bondi's efforts to block gay marriage in Florida are better spent elsewhere

     Why Pam Bondi's efforts to block gay marriage in Florida are better spent elsewhere
    The U.S. Supreme Court is likely to strike down Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's emergency appeal to block gay marriage. Bondi argues that same-sex marriage will "impose significant public harm" in her state, and wants the nation's top court to...
  • Election ballot placement decided by lottery

    Election ballot placement decided by lottery
    The ballot positions for Buffalo Grove village president and the Village Board candidates have been set after a lottery was held Dec. 29. In the village president race, Beverly Sussman will be listed above Jeff Braiman. Six men are running for three...
  • Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Allentown

    Powerball ticket worth $1 million sold in Allentown
    A Powerball ticket worth $1 million from Wednesday night's drawing was sold at a 7-Eleven store in South Allentown, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery. The ticket, which matched all five white balls but not the Powerball, was sold at the 1801 S....