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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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  • Voting for dollars: It's not nutty, it's the latest idea to boost turnout in L.A. elections

    Voting for dollars: It's not nutty, it's the latest idea to boost turnout in L.A. elections
    Here's Nathan Hochman's get-out-the-vote message: Fill in a ballot and you could win thousands! In a city where nearly 80% of the electorate chose not to vote in the last mayoral election, does he have your attention? Hochman, the head of the Los...
  • California to hike film tax credits

    California to hike film tax credits
    It's been a slow summer at the box office, but Hollywood got a genuine blockbuster Wednesday — a $330-million deal that will help subsidize film and TV production in California for the next five years. In a last-minute compromise reached...
  • California Boost: Will Tripling Tax Credits Work?

    The news that California will more than triple the size of its tax credit program for movie and TV production was met with words of praise from crew members and studio reps, and pledges of new jobs from politicians. Will it make sure Hollywood stays in...
  • Pittsburgh man claims 5th largest PA lottery jackpot of $86.7 million

    Pittsburgh man claims 5<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> largest PA lottery jackpot of $86.7 million
    The winner of Pennsylvania Lottery's fifth largest prize and its first jackpot ticket sold in the Mega Millions game has come forward to claim an $86.7 million jackpot from the May 20 drawing. Carl Szott of Pittsburgh received a ceremonial check for...
  • Where are all the voters, and what can we do about it?

    Where are all the voters, and what can we do about it?
    To the editor: As an expat who lived in Australia for 12 years, I remember the civic duty and pride that marked elections in that country. And if you chose not to vote, the fine was minimal but could result in a much larger fine, plus court costs.  (Re...
  • The voter turnout conundrum in L.A.

    The voter turnout conundrum in L.A.
    It's one of the worst ideas we've heard in a long time: Last week, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission floated a plan to offer cash prizes as an incentive to get Angelenos to vote in local elections. Sheer desperation, as far as we can tell, led the...
  • 10 things you might not know about the lottery

     10 things you might not know about the lottery
    Gov. Pat Quinn decided this month not to take any more chances with Northstar Lottery Group, the company that runs the Illinois Lottery, after it fell far short of promised revenue. Northstar's firing was one of several recent lottery-related news...
  • Baltimore finally ready to gamble as casino opens Tuesday

    Baltimore finally ready to gamble as casino opens Tuesday
    Baltimore's first casino could have risen more than a dozen years ago on the faded industrial stretch that is now posh Harbor East. Or more controversially, slot machines could have made their city debut in the family-oriented Inner Harbor or at Pimlico...
  • Kissimmee gas-station clerk stole $80,000 in scratch-off tickets, deputies say

     Kissimmee gas-station clerk stole $80,000 in scratch-off tickets, deputies say
    Missing Lotto tickets worth $80,000 from a Kissimmee gas station resulted in the arrest Friday of a clerk, the Osceola County Sheriff's Office said. Mark Joseph Wright, 42, was booked into the Osceola County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail on a charge of...
  • Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Lehigh County

    A Mega Millions lottery ticket worth $1 million was sold in Lehigh County, according to the Pennsylvania Lottery. The ticket from the Friday, Aug. 22 drawing was sold at Bandit Truck Plaza, 2277 Golden Key Road, Weisenberg Township. The winning ticket...
  • Sun Wrapping Up Another Rebuilding Year

    Sun Wrapping Up Another Rebuilding Year
    UNCASVILLE — The second consecutive rebuilding year for the Connecticut Sun ends Sunday against the Atlanta Dream at the Mohegan Sun Arena with nothing remaining to gain but avoiding the league's worst record again. The Sun (12-21) began...