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Lotteries

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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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  • Ticket sales for Powerball soar ahead of $500 million jackpot, 5th largest prize in US history

    Sales of Powerball tickets soared in advance of Wednesday night's $500 million Powerball drawing, the fifth largest lottery prize in U.S. history. People lined up for tickets around the country in hopes they could beat the odds and win the giant prize....
  • UCF growth vs. residents

    University of Central Florida plans to create a downtown campus near the Parramore neighborhood have been the subject of recent news coverage. Has anyone asked residents of Parramore and adjacent neighborhoods what they want? A front-page Orlando...
  • 4 winning Powerball tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas split $564.1M prize

    Louisiana lottery officials say tickets sold in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas have matched all six numbers to split a $564.1 million Powerball jackpot. A ticket sold in Monroe matched five numbers and is worth $1 million. The top price for...
  • $564M Powerball jackpot has three winners

    $564M Powerball jackpot has three winners
    Three tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas match the Powerball jackpot numbers, the Powerball website reported. The winning numbers in Wednesday evening's drawing were 11-13-25-39-54, with a Powerball of 19 and a Power play of 3. There was...
  • State approves slots reductions at Maryland Live and Horseshoe

    State approves slots reductions at Maryland Live and Horseshoe
    The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission approved requests Thursday by the state's largest casinos — Maryland Live and Horseshoe Baltimore — to eliminate 300 slot machines each and add more profitable table games. Horseshoe, which...
  • Kids' birthdates key to Orland Park man winning $850,000 in lottery

    Plenty of people hope family birthdates will prove to be lucky lottery numbers. For Steven Garbacik, the strategy actually worked. Garbacik, of Orland Park, won $850,000 in the Dec. 22 Lucky Day Lotto midday drawing, according to a statement from the...
  • 3 lucky winners in $564M Powerball jackpot

     
    Three tickets in North Carolina, Puerto Rico and Texas match the Powerball jackpot numbers, the Powerball website reported....
  • 'Project Almanac' a leap back in time, not forward

    In Hollywood's seemingly endless quest to use the found-footage gimmick to resuscitate any subgenre, we have the new time-travel movie "Project Almanac." The film self-consciously name-drops "Looper," although it probably has more in common with the...
  • No jackpot winners, but 2 $1M Powerball tickets worth sold in Maryland

    No one in Maryland won the whopping $564 million Powerball jackpot Wednesday night, but lottery officials say two tickets worth $1 million were sold in the state. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency says the tickets were sold at a Giant in...
  • No Illinois winners in Powerball jackpot, but lottery says state does have a $1 million ticket

    Illinois didn't have one of the jackpot-winning Powerball tickets, but state lottery officials say a $1 million winning ticket from the drawing was sold in eastern Illinois. The Illinois Lottery said Thursday morning that the Match 5 winning ticket was...
  • Where does all the lottery money go?

    I am so sick of the whining and belly aching of Maryland's tax and spend Democrats who, ad nauseam, continue to insist that we need more money for education, infrastructure, clean up of the Chesapeake Bay, giveaway programs, etc. I have never seen an...