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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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  • $425-million Powerball winner from Northern California cashes in

    $425-million Powerball winner from Northern California cashes in
    A Northern California man who won a $425.3-million Powerball jackpot had been playing the lottery for two decades before he struck it big, he said Tuesday. Retiree B. Raymond Buxton came forward Tuesday to officially claim his prize, telling officials...
  • Northern California man claims $425-million Powerball jackpot

    Northern California man claims $425-million Powerball jackpot
    A Northern California man who won a $425.3-million Powerball jackpot in February has come forward to claim his prize, California Lottery officials said Tuesday. B. Raymond Buxton, a retiree, told Sacramento officials he purposely chose April Fool’...
  • Man claims $425 million Powerball jackpot

    MILPITAS, Calif. A man came forward Tuesday to claim a record-setting $425.3 million lottery prize after purchasing a winning Powerball ticket from a Milpitas gas station in February. The presumed winner wants to use his fortune to travel and start a...
  • Deli in Burbank sells winning Mega Millions ticket

    A Burbank deli sold a winning Mega Millions ticket for Friday’s drawing that’s worth $344,779. Burbank Deli & Market, located at 1414 W. Alameda Ave., sold the winning ticket, which had five numbers, minus the Mega number, according to the...
  • Workplace Prank Led To Multimillion-Dollar Business

    Workplace Prank Led To Multimillion-Dollar Business
    GLASTONBURY — The same fevered imagination brought the world a blue gingham inflatable ice-holding tray for outdoor picnics, obnoxious magnetic bumper stickers and an oversized ceramic mug shaped like a toilet. "Our toilet mug, I think, it defines...
  • Cash 5 tickets worth $225,000 sold in Allentown and Hometown

    Two Cash 5 lottery jackpot tickets worth $225,000 each from Friday's drawing were purchased from stores in Allentown and in Hometown near Tamaqua. Both tickets matched all five balls — 8-19-33-39-40 — to split the $450,000 jackpot to win...
  • Virginia couple wins lottery prizes 3 times in a month: A look at odds

    Virginia couple wins lottery prizes 3 times in a month: A look at odds
    A Virginia couple has won top prizes in the state's lottery three times within a single month. Wow, what are the odds! The answer is: rotten. The odds of winning are rotten. But it's people like Calvin and Zatera Spencer, of Portsmouth, Va., who...
  • Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in two weeks

    Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in two weeks
    Lady Luck is sure smiling on these two. Calvin and Zatera Spencer have won the state lottery three times in the past two weeks, including two $1 million prizes. Their first win was in March 12’s Powerball drawing for $1 million. On March 26, the...
  • Reader feedback March 31: Frequent lottery winners, 'different' pizza shop, gas rewards programs

    Amazing lottery luck A Portsmouth couple, Calvin and Zatera Spencer, stunningly won three major lottery prizes in two weeks. They won their first $1 million prize in March 12's Powerball drawing and won $50,000 on March 26 via 10 winning tickets in the...
  • Winderman's view: Heat 88, Bucks 67

    Observations from Saturday night's 88-67 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks at BMO Harris Bradley Center: -- This was firsthand evidence that the Bucks actually are worse than the 76ers. -- Of course, the Heat previously had done plenty of playing...
  • Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in two weeks, including two $1 million prizes

    Portsmouth couple wins lottery three times in two weeks, including two $1 million prizes
    Whoever said lightning never strikes twice never met the lucky Portsmouth couple that recently won more than $2 million in lottery prizes.  Calvin and Zatera Spencer have hit it big with the state lottery not once, not twice, but three times in the last...