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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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  • Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets

    Man smashes glass door with head to steal lottery tickets
    Florida authorities say a man used only his head to smash through the glass of a convenience store door and steal more than $10,000 worth of scratch-off lottery tickets. Police say the Sunshine Food Mart robbery occurred early Thursday morning....
  • Broward woman imprisoned for taking Jamaican lottery fraud money

    Broward woman imprisoned for taking Jamaican lottery fraud money
    A Fort Lauderdale woman was sentenced to federal prison Friday for her role in a Jamaican lottery fraud. Shanice Ethridge, 24, was arrested in October and later pleaded guilty to one count of wire fraud conspiracy. U.S. District Judge William...
  • Hampton man wins $1 million lottery prize

    Hampton man wins $1 million lottery prize
    A Hampton man won big with a $1 million prize from a lottery scratcher game. Robert Jones, a truck owner and operator, played Virginia Lottery’s Right on the Money, according to a news release from lottery officials. Jones told them he was...
  • Elliott Rodger, a quiet, troubled loner, plotted rampage for months

    Elliott Rodger, a quiet, troubled loner, plotted rampage for months
    Elliot Rodger planned his deadly rampage in Isla Vista for nearly two years, stockpiling guns and ammunition and visiting local target ranges. He did Internet research on Nazis, terrorists and how to kill people silently. He made videos threatening to...
  • Redistricting reform is in spotlight – and in bills

    Redistricting reform is in spotlight – and in bills
    Some state lawmakers are hopeful the stars are aligned for Maryland to change the way it draws its political districts — a process that has resulted in some of the most convoluted maps in America. Their hopes were bolstered recently when...
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr.: No mourning for NASCAR's favorite son

    Dale Earnhardt Jr.: No mourning for NASCAR's favorite son
    DAYTONA BEACH — There were no tears for Dale Earnhardt Jr. on the 14th anniversary of his father's death. Junior is pragmatic dealing with a tragedy that has played out publicly, week to week, as he travels the same roads as his daddy in their...
  • Lottery audit: Winners using dead people's IDs to collect

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Forty-six New Jersey lottery winners from July 2013 to July 2014 used social security numbers of dead people to collect their winnings, according to an audit released Wednesday. The audit said that the use of dead people's...
  • Daytona Beach man among three, $1M winners in scratch-off game

    Daytona Beach man among three, $1M winners in scratch-off game
    Lawrence Summers is a big-time winner. Just check out his oversized check. The Daytona Beach man recently posed with it for a photo at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. The jaw-dropping payout: $1,000,000. Summers, along with two...
  • Winning lottery ticket bought in Orlando still unclaimed; $112,000 top prize

    Winning lottery ticket bought in Orlando still unclaimed; $112,000 top prize
    Five winning lottery numbers dropped in September, and the lucky owner of the Orlando-bought golden ticket still hasn't claimed the top $112,000 prize. The Florida Lottery announced Monday that the deadline to claim the FANTASY 5 top prize is March 2...
  • Dem mayor incumbents lose in ballot placement lottery

    No Lake County incumbent Democratic mayor facing a challenge in the May primary won the coveted top position on the ballot in Tuesday's lottery before the Lake County Election Board. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and East Chicago Mayor Anthony...
  • 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....