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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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  • Former Maryland Lottery director Buddy Roogow dies

    Former Maryland Lottery director Buddy Roogow dies
    Buddy Roogow, the longtime Maryland Lottery director who left to run the D.C. Lottery in 2009, was pronounced dead at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Saturday after suffering an aneurysm, the Washington agency announced. He was 65. Mr. Roogow's sudden illness...
  • Public hearing planned on allowing keno in Connecticut

    State lawmakers will hear testimony on the latest proposal to allow the Connecticut Lottery Corporation to offer keno. A public hearing was planned Wednesday on the bill, which is similar to an agreement ultimately repealed last year by the General...
  • DC Lottery director Buddy Roogow of Maryland dies at 65

    Buddy Roogow, the director of the D.C. Lottery and a former official in Maryland, has died after suffering an aneurysm. He was 65. District of Columbia Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey DeWitt announced Roogow's death. He died Saturday at Johns Hopkins...
  • States consider slapping limits on their lotteries

    WASHINGTON For years, lotteries have been a lucrative enterprise for states, reliably bringing in hundreds of millions of dollars to fund everything from education to environmental preservation to homeless shelters. But now some lawmakers and anti-...
  • 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...