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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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  • 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...
  • $2 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Whitehall on Saturday

    $2 million Powerball lottery ticket sold in Whitehall on Saturday
    A Powerball@ticket worth $2 million was sold in Whitehall Township on Saturday, the Pennsylvania Lottery said in a press release. The ticket matched all five white balls drawn, 01-12-32-42-58, but not the red Powerball 12, to win a prize of $2 million,...
  • Lottery Chief: Keno Players Tend To Be More Educated

    Lottery Chief: Keno Players Tend To Be More Educated
    Lawmakers clashed Wednesday over keno - the on-again, off-again gambling game that has been controversial at the legislature for years. The tax-writing finance committee conducted a public hearing on a measure to institute keno as a revenue raiser in...
  • Lawmakers Clash Over Keno Gambling At Hearing

    Lawmakers Clash Over Keno Gambling At Hearing
    HARTFORD — Lawmakers clashed again Wednesday over keno, the on-again, off-again gambling game that has been debated at the legislature for years. The finance committee conducted the first public hearing on the issue this year, a step toward...
  • 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...
  • Blotter: $400 in scratch-off lottery tickets stolen in Wheaton

    Wheaton The following items were taken from Wheaton police reports: Michelle T. Szymczak, 25, of the 26W block of MacArthur Avenue in Wheaton, was charged March 28 with two counts of driving under the influence. She was stopped in the 900 block of...
  • 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...
  • Ocoee woman wins $500,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket

    Ocoee woman wins $500,000 on scratch-off lottery ticket
    A 58-year-old Ocoee woman recently won $500,000 on a scratch-off lottery ticket she bought for $5 from a gas station in Orlando. Rosalind Wood bought the Gold Rush ticket from the Murphy Express at 8600 W. Colonial Drive and recently claimed the top...
  • 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...