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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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  • 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...
  • California holds its final film tax credit lottery

    California holds its final film tax credit lottery
    The California Film Commission this week held its final film tax credit lottery, closing the chapter on a controversial program that frustrated many film producers. On Wednesday, the commission held its seventh and final lottery as it phased out the old...
  • LAFD's latest recruits are primarily white and overwhelmingly male

    LAFD's latest recruits are primarily white and overwhelmingly male
    A second class of recruits hired after Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's overhaul of the city's firefighter hiring process is primarily white and overwhelmingly male, marking little progress toward the mayor's pledge to diversify the Fire Department....
  • Speak Out

    Recently, we attended a performance by vocalist Peter Oprisko and his trio at a Sunday afternoon concert at the Tinley Park Library. The theme of Oprisko's concert was Frank Sinatra, The Man and His Music. A consummate showman, Oprisko has incredible...
  • After Christie's privatization, N.J. lottery missing targets

    WASHINGTON— When Gov. Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games. Instead, a lottery once ranked among the nation's top performers is lagging for the second...
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School is a failed experiment

    Prairie Crossing Charter School is a failed experiment
    The lesson of Prairie Crossing Charter School's uncertain but panicked future affirms both the best and worst of charter schools. This is the tale of what they can offer and perhaps what they can't. Even though charter schools are public in every...
  • ASK IRA: Is Dragic's motor keeping the Heat afloat?

    ASK IRA: Is Dragic's motor keeping the Heat afloat?
    Q: Goran Dragic is a special player. He’s smart and plays hard. The Heat must sign him. How about Micky Arison buying him LeBron James' old home? I heard the price has come down. -- Chet. A: I think Goran would prefer the cash. And he'll get it,...
  • Feel-good tale: Easton man wins $7 million from lottery ticket in get-well card

    Feel-good tale: Easton man wins $7 million from lottery ticket in get-well card
    NEW CITY, N.Y. — An Easton man recovering from surgery has won $7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well card. Joseph Amorese got the ticket from his father, who lives in the hamlet of Congers in Rockland County, New York. Amorese...
  • Lottery gift and a new playhouse: Chicago theater talks about money

    Lottery gift and a new playhouse: Chicago theater talks about money
    In the Chicago theater, a paucity of financial resources is often a point of pride, even part of the town's aesthetic. But it's also a reason to complain. In the minds of some theater artists, the situation in arts funding mirrors the growing inequalities...
  • Virginia Beach man wins $1 million lottery prize

    Virginia Beach man wins $1 million lottery prize
    A Virginia Beach electrician told state lottery officials that he was “shocked” when he learned he’d won a $1 million cash prize. Richard Hawkes, who won the prize from the Virginia Lottery’s Casino Cash scratcher game, opted...
  • Deputies: Man hurt after robbery attempt at Food Lotto

    Deputies: Man hurt after robbery attempt at Food Lotto
    Orange County deputies are searching for the four people who beat up a man and fired shots into his vehicle during a robbery attempt Sunday at a Food Lotto near the Mall at Millenia. The victim, who hasn't been identified, was treated at the scene by...