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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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  • Lottery fraudster admits ripping off seniors

    Lottery fraudster admits ripping off seniors
    The first Jamaican citizen extradited to the U.S. to face lottery fraud charges admitted Friday he helped run a sweepstake scam that used middlemen in South Florida to collect cash from victims all over the U.S. Damion Bryan Barrett, 29, pleaded guilty...
  • NFL outlines plan for fans to get tickets on draft day

    NFL outlines plan for fans to get tickets on draft day
    The hunt for NFL draft tickets has gone into overtime. By Thursday’s deadline, 65 percent of fans who won free tickets to this month’s draft through a lottery had claimed their prizes, and NFL officials said unclaimed tickets will be awarded...
  • Seniors get in the act with skits to educate about scammers

    Seniors get in the act with skits to educate about scammers
    So she's 96 and her eyesight's half gone. Peggy Mollin doesn't want to sit home alone. Alone, she says, often leads to trouble, especially for people her age. Calls. Knocks on the door. Emails. Flattering sales pitches from strangers. "You love to...
  • Lottery ticket worth $650K sold in Crestwood

    Lottery ticket worth $650K sold in Crestwood
    Lady Luck was running alongside someone in a Marathon. A Marathon gas station, that is. A patron at a gas station in Crestwood recently bought a winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket that with Tuesday night's drawing became worth $650,000, the Illinois...
  • Keno resurrected as Connecticut considers more casinos

    As lawmakers consider whether to allow satellite tribal casinos near the state's borders, the Connecticut Lottery Corporation wants permission to offer keno to help diversify its portfolio and protect its revenue stream to the state budget. Lottery...
  • Pines man claims $1.3M lottery win

    Pines man claims $1.3M lottery win
    When Florida lottery officials drew a $1.3 million winning ticket last week, it belonged to a Pembroke Pines man, state officials announced Wednesday. When Wayne Knights, 42, claimed his winnings Tuesday morning at the Florida Lottery headquarters in...
  • Maryland Live revenue down 16 percent in March

    Maryland Live revenue down 16 percent in March
    Maryland Live topped $51 million again in March, but revenues continue at a slower pace than a year ago, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Tuesday. The casino in Hanover reported $51.9 million were generated by slot machines and...
  • Retired Evanston teacher starts new career photographing the wind

    Retired Evanston teacher starts new career photographing the wind
    Shirley Nannini and Candace Wark have lassoed the wind, turning it into photographic art that's receiving rave reviews. Their latest exhibit is at the iconic Willis Tower. Nannini, a retired Evanston Township High School coach and athletic director, and...
  • Store owner will not get reward for serial robber tip

    Store owner will not get reward for serial robber tip
    Forced into the back room of his convenience store by an armed robber, Yash Kanani counted out 15 seconds before he opened the door. Kanani recognized the man from the first time he had held up his store just weeks earlier, and remembered the thief had...
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School is a failed experiment

    Prairie Crossing Charter School is a failed experiment
    The lesson of Prairie Crossing Charter School's uncertain but panicked future affirms both the best and worst of charter schools. This is the tale of what they can offer and perhaps what they can't. Even though charter schools are public in every...
  • Sixers fall to Lakers, 113-111, in overtime

    PHILADELPHIA The 76ers suffered another lottery-friendly loss to the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night. Jordan Clarkson's layup with .07 seconds left handed the Sixers a 113-111 overtime setback at the Wells Fargo Center. That enabled the Sixers to stay...