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Lotteries

Lotteries
A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN

    Live lottery drawings to remain on WGN
    The lottery lady is staying on WGN-Ch. 9, at least for another year.   After flirting with digital alternatives, the Illinois Lottery has agreed to a discounted one-year deal to keep the live drawings on the Tribune Co. station, its television home...
  • Lotto trouble with this deal

    Lotto trouble with this deal
    In 2010, Illinois became the first state in the country to turn over the management of its lottery to a private company. Other states soon followed. The expectation was that a firm with broad expertise in lottery sales could attract new players and reap...
  • Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June

    Maryland casinos see 8 percent revenue increase in June
    Maryland's four casinos brought in $72 million in revenue in June, an 8 percent jump over the month a year earlier, lottery officials said Monday. Maryland Live Casino, the top earner of all casinos on the East Coast that offer both slots and table...
  • Theater: Selkie presents Irish green plays at farm

    A theater event that was a hit three years ago returns this weekend to fill the bucolic Anam Cara Farm in South Whitehall Township. Selkie Theatre founders Kate Scuffle and George Miller will present "Bo Leictreach GreenPlay Festival," featuring new 10-...
  • Lottery sales reach $5.4 billion in Florida

    Lottery sales reach $5.4 billion in Florida
    Floridians sure have developed an itch for scratch-offs, spending more than $3.4 billion last fiscal year, according to figures released Monday by the Florida Lottery. That interest in scratch-offs drove Florida sales to a record $5.4 billion in sales...
  • Ocoee woman finds $3 million ticket in scratch-off bought in Windermere

    Ocoee woman finds $3 million ticket in scratch-off bought in Windermere
    One of Florida's newest multi-millionaires has a simple plan for her windfall: she wants to pay off her mortgage in Ocoee then buy a second home for her family. Brandy Pauline, 31, won a $3 million prize in the Super Millions scratch-off game, Florida...
  • Man claims winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket at La Crescenta store

    Man claims winning Fantasy 5 lottery ticket at La Crescenta store
    When Adam Shahinian found out that his winning Fantasy 5 ticket was sold at the La Crescenta store where he purchases his lottery tickets each day, he jumped in his car and drove there rather than checking the numbers online from home. He asked the clerk...
  • Garcetti moves to restart suspended LAFD hiring drive

    Garcetti moves to restart suspended LAFD hiring drive
    With overhauled procedures, Los Angeles is once again moving to hire new firefighters after the process was suspended earlier this year amid concerns about nepotism and mismanagement. In a bid to boost the number of women and minorities in the LAFD's...
  • Crescenta Valley Briefs: Winning lottery ticket sold at La Crescenta deli; Old West day at La Crescenta Library

    A Fantasy 5 lottery ticket was sold at Gardenia Market & Deli in La Crescenta, earning one man $286,539. Adam Shahinian, who buys coffee and soda from the store regularly, drove to the store after hearing about the winning ticket's location. The store's...
  • Hit musical "Book of Mormon" opens in Philly

    "The Book of Mormon," the irreverent Tony-winning musical comedy from Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of the "South Park" TV series, may be "vulgar and shocking" but it also leaves audiences with an unexpected uplifting message, says K.J....
  • New process for hiring L.A. firefighters wins OK; recruiting to resume

    New process for hiring L.A. firefighters wins OK; recruiting to resume
    Members of the Los Angeles Civil Service Commission voted unanimously Thursday to approve an overhaul of the rules for hiring city firefighters, restarting a recruitment effort halted in March amid concerns about nepotism and mismanagement. In a bid...