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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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  • 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...
  • In historic move, Jamaica extradites fraud suspect

    In historic move, Jamaica extradites fraud suspect
    In a historic international move to fight fraud, a Jamaican man has been extradited to South Florida to face charges he duped people into thinking they had won the lottery and persuaded them to send money to collect their "winnings." Damion Bryan...
  • Lawyer to state: Powerball winner will wait to claim prize

    A lawyer has told North Carolina lottery officials that a client with a winning Powerball ticket is waiting to claim the prize. Lottery officials said in a news release Friday that the lawyer said the client has a winning ticket for the $564 million...
  • Revenue revisions give additional $50M to SC budget writers

    Adjustments made to South Carolina's revenue projections give legislators an additional $50 million to spend in next year's budget. The state Board of Economic Advisors approved the revisions Friday, just before the House Ways and Means Committee puts...
  • Jamaican man accused of swindling Americans in lottery scheme

    A Jamaican man has been extradited to South Florida to face charges of duping people into sending money to the island nation to collect purported lottery winnings, authorities said. Damion Bryan Barrett, charged in a 38-count indictment, is accused of...
  • Sex predator allowed to spend lottery winnings despite looming lawsuit

    A Mount Dora sexual predator who won a lottery prize is free to spend his winnings despite a pending lawsuit brought by two men who say he abused them as children, a judge ruled Friday. Timothy Poole, who pleaded guilty to attempted sexual battery on a...
  • Oaklawn Park Results Combined Friday

    1st_$20,000, mdn cl, 3YO up, 1mi, clear. Off 1:31. Time 1:41.24. Fast. Scratched_Obama's Vow, Hall of Fame. Also Ran_Dmherewittywitty, Penobscot, Union River, Take a Lil Trip, Aldean, Away Westward, Hard Spun Lover. Exacta (2-7) paid $66.60. $0.1...
  • Powerball tickets worth $2 million and $1 million sold in Pennsylvania

    Powerball tickets worth $2 million and $1 million sold in Pennsylvania
    Two PowerballŪ tickets, one worth $2 million and one worth $1 million, were sold in Lycoming and Delaware counties for the Wednesday, Feb. 11, drawing. Powerball tickets sold in Puerto Rico, North Carolina and Texas will share a $564.1 million annuity,...
  • NC lottery head: Powerball jackpot winner should get advice

    The executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery has some advice for the person who won a share of the $564 million Powerball jackpot. Alice Garland says the person holding the winning ticket should sign the back of the ticket, put it in a safe place...
  • Brightstar names next CEO, succeeding Marcelo Claure

    MIAMI After a six-month global search, Miami's Brightstar Corp. announced Thursday who will succeed Marcelo Claure as its chief executive officer. Jaymin B. Patel, most recently a top executive at global gaming company GTECH, will lead Brightstar as...
  • February 13: Feedback from newspaper readers

    Report: NN City Farm should be shut down A report from an outside consulting firm says the Newport News City Prison Farm should be shut down soon. But several inmates at the City Farm told the Daily Press that the city should keep the City Farm open....