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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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  • Lakers hit a wall and lose to Wizards, 111-95

    Lakers hit a wall and lose to Wizards, 111-95
    WASHINGTON — So much for all the jokes about the Lakers wishing they played in the Eastern Conference. They returned to the regularly scheduled narrative of their season, another loss, after a two-game spree against the East. The M-V-P chant was...
  • Mount Dora man wins $3 million in lottery scratch-off

    Mount Dora man wins $3 million in lottery scratch-off
    A Mount Dora resident could significantly upgrade his Christmas shopping list if he wanted to considering he just won a $3 million prize in a Florida Lottery scratch-off game. Timothy Poole, 43, claimed the prize at lottery headquarters in Tallahassee...
  • Five things for Wednesday, Dec. 10

    Five things for Wednesday, Dec. 10
    Here are your stories for Wednesday: crash involving cattle closes Turnpike; Disney exec retires; sex predator wins $3 million; and more. 1. A crash involving a truck carrying cattle lead to the closure of the Florida Turnpike in Osceola County this...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Thursday
    Good morning, Baltimore! Someone among us is $2M richer this morning after winning a second-tier prize in last night's Powerball drawing. Meanwhile an Abingdon baby made national news this morning in a photo with Santa broadcast on network television.  ...
  • $2M Powerball ticket purchased in Hampden

    $2M Powerball ticket purchased in Hampden
    The lucky winner of a $2 million Powerball prize bought their ticket at a liquor story on The Avenue in Hampden, state lottery officials said. The second-tier winning ticket was purchased for Wednesday night's drawing at Keller's Liquors on West 36th...
  • Sex offenders can win state lottery, are you kidding?

    The only thing worse than hearing I did not win the state lottery this week is hearing that a sex offender did. Are you kidding? Afraid not. Meet the lucky Timothy Poole, Florida's newest millionaire/sex offender. This week Poole claimed his...
  • Sexual predator wins $3 million from Florida lottery

    Sexual predator wins $3 million from Florida lottery
    At the Florida Lottery headquarters, Timothy Poole, 43, posed for a photo with an oversized check after claiming his $3 million Scratch-Off prize. But when the image hit the Internet, others recognized the 450-pound man as a registered sexual predator....
  • Cubs' Jon Lester signing gets everyone's attention at winter meetings

    Cubs' Jon Lester signing gets everyone's attention at winter meetings
    SAN DIEGO — When I approached Jon Lester at the All-Star Game in Minneapolis five months ago and asked him about the possibility of coming to the Cubs as a free agent, he raised his eyebrows and shouted out for help. "I got my first destination...
  • Hampton police asking for help in convenience store robbery case

    Hampton police asking for help in convenience store robbery case
    Hampton police are searching for two people wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a convenience store last week, according to a news release. The incident took place at the Kwik Mart at 299 Floyd Thompson Blvd.  Two people wearing masks and...
  • Maine South students still parking in Forest Preserve, despite request

    Maine South students still parking in Forest Preserve, despite request
    Students who drive to Maine South High School in Park Ridge have been told to stop parking in an off-campus lot that requires them to walk across heavy morning and afternoon traffic. But some students aren’t listening. A week after emails were...
  • Nigerian immigrant Olanrewaju thriving for U.Va. football

     Nigerian immigrant Olanrewaju thriving for U.Va. football
    CHARLOTTESVILLE — From his polygamous grandfather to his accomplished parents to his accidental path to prep school, Virginia left tackle Sadiq Olanrewaju weaves quite the personal story, one that could go viral if he joins the short list of...