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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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  • 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...
  • Happy Valentines Day, South Florida

    Happy Valentines Day, South Florida
    Valentine's Day is not for everybody, that's the hard candy truth. For those in love, the manufactured holiday is one of the toughest of the year. So much pressure. So many expectations. So hard to get a last-minute reservation at the Diplomat. But...
  • Oswego schools face choice on dual language program

    Oswego schools face choice on dual language program
    Changes are coming to how Spanish-speaking students working to master English are educated at the Oswego-based Community Unit School District 308, where school board members will soon be asked to choose a new approach to teach those students. District...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Powerball tickets worth $2 million and $1 million sold in Pennsylvania

    Powerball tickets worth $2 million and $1 million sold in Pennsylvania
    Two PowerballĀ® 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,...
  • 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...