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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...
  • 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...
  • Lottery scam that targeted seniors sends S. Fla. man to prison

    Lottery scam that targeted seniors sends S. Fla. man to prison
    A Broward man who admitted he was part of a Jamaican lottery scam that mostly targeted seniors in the U.S. was sentenced Friday to nearly six years in federal prison. Mikhail Gorbachev George Williams, 26, admitted he handled more than $87,500 in wire...
  • Margate woman lucks out with $1M lottery win

    Margate woman lucks out with $1M lottery win
    A 64-year-old Margate woman won a $1-million lottery prize playing scratch off, state officials announced Friday. Christine McGrath opted for a one-time, lump-sum payment of $775,479 and claimed her win Thursday morning in Tallahasee, according to Meagan...
  • 5 engaging ways to share social media content

    5 engaging ways to share social media content
    You sit down at your computer armed with a bunch of great content and you're excited to share with your audiences. But how do you say it? Straightforward? Snarky? Fun? The answer is: It depends. There are unlimited ways to interact, but sometimes you...