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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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  • Margate woman lucks out with $1M lottery win

    Margate woman lucks out with $1M lottery win
    A 64-year-old Margate woman won a $1-million lottery prize playing scratch off, state officials announced Friday. Christine McGrath opted for a one-time, lump-sum payment of $775,479 and claimed her win Thursday morning in Tallahasee, according to Meagan...
  • California holds its final film tax credit lottery

    California holds its final film tax credit lottery
    The California Film Commission this week held its final film tax credit lottery, closing the chapter on a controversial program that frustrated many film producers. On Wednesday, the commission held its seventh and final lottery as it phased out the old...
  • Texas representative hoping to legalize online poker with bill

    U.S. Rep. Joe Barton is ready to ante up again. Barton, who has supported legalizing online poker for years, plans to file a bill to do so in the next month or so. "It's very ironic that Texas hold 'em poker is played everywhere legally except in Texas,...
  • LAFD's latest recruits are primarily white and overwhelmingly male

    LAFD's latest recruits are primarily white and overwhelmingly male
    A second class of recruits hired after Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's overhaul of the city's firefighter hiring process is primarily white and overwhelmingly male, marking little progress toward the mayor's pledge to diversify the Fire Department....
  • West Virginia editorial roundup

    Recent editorials from West Virginia newspapers: March 31 Charleston (West Virginia) Daily Mail on improving state parks: West Virginia's 32 beautiful state parks have no shortage of trees. Unfortunately, money doesn't grow on them. That's the reality...
  • Speak Out

    Recently, we attended a performance by vocalist Peter Oprisko and his trio at a Sunday afternoon concert at the Tinley Park Library. The theme of Oprisko's concert was Frank Sinatra, The Man and His Music. A consummate showman, Oprisko has incredible...
  • After Christie's privatization, N.J. lottery missing targets

    WASHINGTON— When Gov. Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games. Instead, a lottery once ranked among the nation's top performers is lagging for the second...
  • Police: Fight over $500 lottery win led to murder-suicide

    Fort Worth police say a man who won $500 on a scratch-off lottery ticket apparently fatally shot his live-in girlfriend and then himself after they argued because he didn't want to share the winnings with her. Sgt. Joe Loughman said Tuesday that 48-year-...
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School is a failed experiment

    Prairie Crossing Charter School is a failed experiment
    The lesson of Prairie Crossing Charter School's uncertain but panicked future affirms both the best and worst of charter schools. This is the tale of what they can offer and perhaps what they can't. Even though charter schools are public in every...
  • Sixers fall to Lakers, 113-111, in overtime

    PHILADELPHIA The 76ers suffered another lottery-friendly loss to the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night. Jordan Clarkson's layup with .07 seconds left handed the Sixers a 113-111 overtime setback at the Wells Fargo Center. That enabled the Sixers to stay...
  • ASK IRA: Is Dragic's motor keeping the Heat afloat?

    ASK IRA: Is Dragic's motor keeping the Heat afloat?
    Q: Goran Dragic is a special player. He’s smart and plays hard. The Heat must sign him. How about Micky Arison buying him LeBron James' old home? I heard the price has come down. -- Chet. A: I think Goran would prefer the cash. And he'll get it,...