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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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  • Want to win a lottery? Here's a no-lose plan

    Want to win a lottery? Here's a no-lose plan
    First you were excited, nearly breathless with anticipation. Then, disappointed and angry. And, finally, the realization that you'd allowed yourself to be so clearly played for a rube, so blatantly ripped-off, left you flushed with overwhelming feelings...
  • Gambling debate in Orlando: Some very good quotes

    Gambling debate in Orlando: Some very good quotes
    Our sister paper, the Orlando Sentinel, hosted a debate Tuesday on gambling in Florida. My thinking is the destination casino issue is way dead going into the legislative session next week. Too many anti-gambling interests, too much opposition from the...
  • Cops: Man linked to 3 burglarized gas stations with stolen lottery tickets

    Cops: Man linked to 3 burglarized gas stations with stolen lottery tickets
    A man charged with burglarizing three gas stations this month in Elgin was ordered held in lieu of $30,000 bail Sunday after being linked to the crimes through stolen lottery tickets, police said. Barrington L. Goodman of the 900 block of Central Park...
  • Malloy's Budget: Now Everyone Else Gets To Weigh In

    Malloy's Budget: Now Everyone Else Gets To Weigh In
    HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has presented his version of a new state budget, but now it's time for legislators, lobbyists and everyone else to have their say about its final form. The process began Thursday with a presentation by the...
  • Carpentersville woman uses lucky dime on scratch-off ticket to win big

    Carpentersville woman uses lucky dime on scratch-off ticket to win big
    A Carpentersville woman is $250,000 richer thanks to a recent lottery ticket purchase. On Friday, Ginger McGee was presented with an oversized ceremonial check from Illinois Lottery officials to commemorate her win. Her daughter purchased the ticket for...
  • N.C. woman claims one-third of $564 million Powerball jackpot

    N.C. woman claims one-third of $564 million Powerball jackpot
    North Carolina lottery officials say a woman has come forward to present one of three winning tickets for a $564 million Powerball jackpot drawn earlier this month. The N.C. Education Lottery has scheduled a news conference for 2 p.m. Monday to reveal...
  • Happy Valentines Day, South Florida

    Happy Valentines Day, South Florida
    Valentine's Day is not for everybody, that's the hard candy truth. For those in love, the manufactured holiday is one of the toughest of the year. So much pressure. So many expectations. So hard to get a last-minute reservation at the Diplomat. But...
  • Connecticut Lottery: 43 Years, Nearly 25 Billion Dollars

    Connecticut Lottery: 43 Years, Nearly 25 Billion Dollars
    Forty-three years ago, as Connecticut officials were gearing up to sell the very first tickets for the state’s newly approved lottery, Gov. Thomas Meskill bullishly declared that residents’ appetite for legalized gambling would put $14 million...
  • Evanston man charged in Elgin gas station burglaries

    Evanston man charged in Elgin gas station burglaries
    Attempting to cash in lottery tickets stolen in gas station burglaries in Elgin has landed an Evanston man in jail, police said. Elgin police were investigating the third such burglary this month when Des Plaines police contacted them Saturday morning...
  • Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets

    Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets
    Florida authorities say a man used only his head to smash through the glass of a convenience store door and steal more than $10,000 worth of scratch-off lottery tickets. Police say the Sunshine Food Mart robbery occurred early Thursday morning....
  • Broward woman imprisoned for taking Jamaican lottery fraud money

    Broward woman imprisoned for taking Jamaican lottery fraud money
    A Fort Lauderdale woman was sentenced to federal prison Friday for her role in a Jamaican lottery fraud. Shanice Ethridge, 24, was arrested in October and later pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud conspiracy. U.S. District Judge William...