| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:09 AM
Jose Sosa, 51, of Lake Worth, claimed a $3 million top prize in the Gold Rush Tripler Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
Sosa purchased his winning ticket from Tri County Discount Liquor, located at 5891 South Military...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:32 PM
In a country where a good portion of the people have gambled at least once in their lives, it's normal to hear people say, "If I won the lottery, I would buy ...."
How far is this country willing to take its gambling obsession, and is it OK to hold in...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 2:30 AM
It sounds like easy money, but taking charge of a windfall is hard work.
1. Winning is a very long shot. Most of us realize that we're more likely to die in a shark attack than win the lottery. The chances, for example, of hitting the Powerball jackpot...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 1:09 PM
A winning Powerball ticket sold in Los Angeles and worth $465,539 remains unclaimed after about five months since the winning numbers were drawn, lottery officials said.
"OK people, this is getting serious! Search your couch cushions, look in your glove...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:55 PM
Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp.
Caesars said Monday that one of its Las Vegas businesses is the subject...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:23 AM
Mega Millions players in Maryland will see jackpots and their odds of winning increase under a new rollout of the popular multi-state game that will debut Tuesday.
According to lottery officials, changes to the Mega Millions game includes jackpots...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Happy birthday, Billy Cooper.
The Orlando man won $1 million Tuesday on his 67th birthday.
Today, Cooper cashed in his 100X The Cash scratch-off ticket at state Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee and took home a one-time, lump-sum payment of $700,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 12:35 PM
From its cavernous subterranean vault, Baltimore's Washington Monument seems every bit its nearly 200 years.
Plaster chips and crumbles to the touch. Mortar sealing together thousands of bricks and stones is deteriorating into sand. A mildewy odor fills...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 10:29 PM
What do you want to do before you die?
Large black boards hanging on Main Street ask that question.
Passersby are invited to use chalk on the large black boards to share their bucket list item for others to see.
Brent Brandt, from the Aberdeen...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 4:04 AM
Due to production problems, late-breaking news on congressional efforts to resolve the government shutdown as well as Powerball numbers and some sports results, including the outcome of the ALCS game, were unavailable at press time. Newspaper deliveries...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:59 PM
I need your help protecting senior citizens from scammers.
We need to spread the word so what happened to a Montgomery County woman doesn't happen to anyone else.
She lost $92,000 to a foreign fraudster who tricked her into thinking she'd won millions...