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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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  • Maryland Live revenue down 16 percent in March

    Maryland Live revenue down 16 percent in March
    Maryland Live topped $51 million again in March, but revenues continue at a slower pace than a year ago, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Tuesday. The casino in Hanover reported $51.9 million were generated by slot machines and...
  • Retired Evanston teacher starts new career photographing the wind

    Retired Evanston teacher starts new career photographing the wind
    Shirley Nannini and Candace Wark have lassoed the wind, turning it into photographic art that's receiving rave reviews. Their latest exhibit is at the iconic Willis Tower. Nannini, a retired Evanston Township High School coach and athletic director, and...
  • Store owner will not get reward for serial robber tip

    Store owner will not get reward for serial robber tip
    Forced into the back room of his convenience store by an armed robber, Yash Kanani counted out 15 seconds before he opened the door. Kanani recognized the man from the first time he had held up his store just weeks earlier, and remembered the thief had...
  • 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...
  • Margate woman lucks out with $1M lottery win

    Margate woman lucks out with $1M lottery win
    A 64-year-old Margate woman won a $1-million lottery prize playing scratch off, state officials announced Friday. Christine McGrath opted for a one-time, lump-sum payment of $775,479 and claimed her win Thursday morning in Tallahasee, according to Meagan...
  • California holds its final film tax credit lottery

    California holds its final film tax credit lottery
    The California Film Commission this week held its final film tax credit lottery, closing the chapter on a controversial program that frustrated many film producers. On Wednesday, the commission held its seventh and final lottery as it phased out the old...
  • LAFD's latest recruits are primarily white and overwhelmingly male

    LAFD's latest recruits are primarily white and overwhelmingly male
    A second class of recruits hired after Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's overhaul of the city's firefighter hiring process is primarily white and overwhelmingly male, marking little progress toward the mayor's pledge to diversify the Fire Department....
  • Speak Out

    Recently, we attended a performance by vocalist Peter Oprisko and his trio at a Sunday afternoon concert at the Tinley Park Library. The theme of Oprisko's concert was Frank Sinatra, The Man and His Music. A consummate showman, Oprisko has incredible...
  • After Christie's privatization, N.J. lottery missing targets

    WASHINGTON— When Gov. Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games. Instead, a lottery once ranked among the nation's top performers is lagging for the second...
  • Prairie Crossing Charter School is a failed experiment

    Prairie Crossing Charter School is a failed experiment
    The lesson of Prairie Crossing Charter School's uncertain but panicked future affirms both the best and worst of charter schools. This is the tale of what they can offer and perhaps what they can't. Even though charter schools are public in every...
  • ASK IRA: Is Dragic's motor keeping the Heat afloat?

    ASK IRA: Is Dragic's motor keeping the Heat afloat?
    Q: Goran Dragic is a special player. He’s smart and plays hard. The Heat must sign him. How about Micky Arison buying him LeBron James' old home? I heard the price has come down. -- Chet. A: I think Goran would prefer the cash. And he'll get it,...