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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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  • Three Illinois lotto winners in one year come from Glenview

    Three Illinois lotto winners in one year come from Glenview
    About a year ago, Rosalyn Aranda heard that a bartender at a popular Glenview establishment down the street from her home had won a $1 million prize in the Illinois Lottery's “Fabulous Fortune” game. At the time, Aranda told her friend...
  • Winning $1 million Powerball ticket purchased in Columbia

    Winning $1 million Powerball ticket purchased in Columbia
    A lucky second-tier winner of Wednesday night's $1 million Powerball drawing purchased their ticket in Columbia, state lottery officials said. The ticket was purchased at Richburn Discount Liquors, located at 6030 Foreland Garth, officials said. The...
  • Newport man sentenced in lottery scam

    A Newport Beach man was sentenced Tuesday to six months in jail after he admitted to running a Scratchers lottery ticket scam in which he redeemed winners and sold losers to customers at a liquor store where he worked. Francis Bou Karam pleaded guilty...
  • Chicago-area summer sports camps don't require Olympic potential

     Chicago-area summer sports camps don't require Olympic potential
      Retro Active Sports Camp Give your kids a taste of all the fun you had back in the day at this camp where they'll get to play old-school games like dodgeball, capture the flag, newcomb, spud, thunderball and wiffle ball. Ages 7-12. Registration:...
  • Chicago Marathon lottery opens March 10

    Chicago Marathon lottery opens March 10
    Runners interested in competing in the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon can enter a lottery for the event beginning at noon March 10. Those who qualify for a guaranteed entry also can register at that time. The deadline for entering the lottery...
  • 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...
  • Small town rallies around beloved leader facing cancer

     Small town rallies around beloved leader facing cancer
    As neighboring suburbs have swelled with new subdivisions, fast-food chains and traffic just a few miles down the road, this tiny community of 488 people has fought to stay the way it has been for decades. Residents identify each other by which historic...
  • 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...