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Lotteries

Lotteries
A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Newport man sentenced in lottery scam

    A Newport Beach man was sentenced Tuesday to six months in jail after he admitted to running a Scratchers lottery ticket scam in which he redeemed winners and sold losers to customers at a liquor store where he worked. Francis Bou Karam pleaded guilty...
  • Hartford Group Proposes School Lottery Advantage For Clark School Students

    Hartford Group Proposes School Lottery Advantage For Clark School Students
    HARTFORD — Arguing that Clark Elementary School families have been "failed again," the education reform group Achieve Hartford! called on school officials to "go bold" and give Clark students an advantage in this year's school choice lotteries....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chicago-area summer sports camps don't require Olympic potential

     Chicago-area summer sports camps don't require Olympic potential
      Retro Active Sports Camp Give your kids a taste of all the fun you had back in the day at this camp where they'll get to play old-school games like dodgeball, capture the flag, newcomb, spud, thunderball and wiffle ball. Ages 7-12. Registration:...
  • Chicago Marathon lottery opens March 10

    Chicago Marathon lottery opens March 10
    Runners interested in competing in the 2015 Bank of America Chicago Marathon can enter a lottery for the event beginning at noon March 10. Those who qualify for a guaranteed entry also can register at that time. The deadline for entering the lottery...
  • 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...
  • Want to win a lottery? Here's a no-lose plan

    Want to win a lottery? Here's a no-lose plan
    First you were excited, nearly breathless with anticipation. Then, disappointed and angry. And, finally, the realization that you'd allowed yourself to be so clearly played for a rube, so blatantly ripped-off, left you flushed with overwhelming feelings...
  • Lottery scam that targeted seniors sends S. Fla. man to prison

    Lottery scam that targeted seniors sends S. Fla. man to prison
    A Broward man who admitted he was part of a Jamaican lottery scam that mostly targeted seniors in the U.S. was sentenced Friday to nearly six years in federal prison. Mikhail Gorbachev George Williams, 26, admitted he handled more than $87,500 in wire...