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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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  • Five things for Thursday, February 12

    Five things for Thursday, February 12
    Here are your stories for Thursday in Central Florida: Richard Petty Driving Experience closing; owner wants "zombie cat" back; three winning Powerball tickets sold; and more. 1. The Richard Petty Driving Experience and the Exotic Driving Experience...
  • $500 million! Powerball jackpot hits an even half-billion

    $500 million! Powerball jackpot hits an even half-billion
    The Powerball jackpot has reached half a billion dollars as anticipation builds for Wednesday night's drawing. No one won Saturday night’s jackpot estimated at $394 million, so it pushed the potential winnings to $500 million as Wednesday morning....
  • 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...
  • Hampton man wins $1 million lottery prize

    Hampton man wins $1 million lottery prize
    A Hampton man won big with a $1 million prize from a lottery scratcher game. Robert Jones, a truck owner and operator, played Virginia Lottery’s Right on the Money, according to a news release from lottery officials. Jones told them he was...
  • Local residents help push brisk sales of Powerball tickets

    Local residents help push brisk sales of Powerball tickets
    For years, Danielle Harris' dad bought Powerball tickets every day. It's a fond memory she has of him, she said, because he recently passed away. So when Harris saw a bright sign in the window of a 7-Eleven advertising Wednesday's huge jackpot, she...
  • Elliott Rodger, a quiet, troubled loner, plotted rampage for months

    Elliott Rodger, a quiet, troubled loner, plotted rampage for months
    Elliot Rodger planned his deadly rampage in Isla Vista for nearly two years, stockpiling guns and ammunition and visiting local target ranges. He did Internet research on Nazis, terrorists and how to kill people silently. He made videos threatening to...
  • Redistricting reform is in spotlight – and in bills

    Redistricting reform is in spotlight – and in bills
    Some state lawmakers are hopeful the stars are aligned for Maryland to change the way it draws its political districts — a process that has resulted in some of the most convoluted maps in America. Their hopes were bolstered recently when...
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.: No mourning for NASCAR's favorite son

    Dale Earnhardt Jr.: No mourning for NASCAR's favorite son
    DAYTONA BEACH — There were no tears for Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the 14th anniversary of his father's death. Junior is pragmatic dealing with a tragedy that has played out publicly, week to week, as he travels the same roads as his daddy in their...
  • Lottery audit: Winners using dead people's IDs to collect

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Forty-six New Jersey lottery winners from July 2013 to July 2014 used social security numbers of dead people to collect their winnings, according to an audit released Wednesday. The audit said that the use of dead people's...