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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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  • Powerball jackpot surges to $500 million for Wednesday's drawing

    Powerball jackpot surges to $500 million for Wednesday's drawing
    If $450 million wasn't enough to entice people to take their chances on Wednesday's monstrous Powerball jackpot, perhaps half a billion dollars will do the trick. As of Wednesday morning, the jackpot had skyrocketed to $500 million, which would be worth...
  • Powerball jackpot reaches $500 million, only the latest mega prize

    The Powerball jackpot hit $500 million on Wednesday. It's the third-largest jackpot in the game's history and the fifth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history. So is that actually a big deal? Mega jackpots are a regular occurrence now, with totals of...
  • Fox news crew robbed while filming Powerball segment

    Fox news crew robbed while filming Powerball segment
    A Fox-affiliated news crew was attacked in Hayward early Wednesday, the latest in a string of robberies targeting media in the Bay Area, authorities said. The KTVU-Channel 2 crew was wrapping up filming for a Powerball segment at a convenience store...
  • Lawyer to state: Powerball winner will wait to claim prize

    A lawyer has told North Carolina lottery officials that a client with a winning Powerball ticket is waiting to claim the prize. Lottery officials said in a news release Friday that the lawyer said the client has a winning ticket for the $564 million...
  • Lottery fraud targeted seniors, feds say

    Lottery fraud targeted seniors, feds say
    When investigators discovered victims of a lottery fraud were shipping thousands of dollars to a South Florida man two years ago, they issued a stern warning and got him to sign a legal agreement that he would never do it again. But federal prosecutors...
  • $500 million! Powerball jackpot hits an even half-billion

    $500 million! Powerball jackpot hits an even half-billion
    The Powerball jackpot has reached half a billion dollars as anticipation builds for Wednesday night's drawing. No one won Saturday night’s jackpot estimated at $394 million, so it pushed the potential winnings to $500 million as Wednesday morning....
  • Strong sales increase Powerball jackpot to $500 million, 5th largest prize in US history

    Officials say the Powerball jackpot has risen to an estimated $500 million, which would make it the fifth largest lottery prize in U.S. history. The lottery raised its jackpot estimate hours before Wednesday night's drawing and has raised it twice...
  • AP top news in Iowa at 3:58 p.m. CST

    Sales of Powerball tickets soared in advance of Wednesday night's $500 million Powerball drawing, the fifth largest lottery prize in U.S. history. People lined up for tickets around the country in hopes they could beat the odds and win the giant prize....
  • SoLehigh nixes vote on Spanish immersion policy, saying proposal would create 'uproar'

    A new method of enrolling students in Southern Lehigh School District's Spanish language immersion program was shot down Monday after several school board members said it favored a select few. The proposal called for creating a lottery system allocating...
  • Huge Powerball jackpot up for grabs

    The nearly $500 million Powerball jackpot tonight could leave a lone winner with an estimated $327.7 million lump sum payment — enough to buy the most expensive piece of art ever sold and still have $27 million to build a private museum for it. It...
  • Conversion charter schools too often overlooked in debate

    Conversion charter schools too often overlooked in debate
    In the few weeks since the release of the Abell Foundation's report on charter schools in Maryland, there has been a great deal of reaction, including in the editorial, op-ed and letter sections of this newspaper. Those of us happily working in the...