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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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  • Isla Vista killer never learned that women are not commodities

    Isla Vista killer never learned that women are not commodities
    I spent my weekend studying the 137-page screed left behind by the young man who slaughtered six students in an Isla Vista rampage aimed at punishing women because he'd never had a girlfriend. "There is no creature more evil and depraved than the...
  • Can't get no satisfaction? Play the lottery!

    Unless you are a direct descendant of Rip Van Winkle, you know that my hometown of Detroit is mired in the largest-ever municipal bankruptcy. As a crack financial journalist, I monitor the situation intensely, in case the city suddenly remembers it left a...
  • Homebuyer carrot might come with strings attached

    Q: I was looking at realty listings in my area and noticed someone is selling a house with a free car. I'd never heard of that tactic before, and it struck me as an extravagant incentive. A: What's that old expression, "Whatever floats your boat"? In...
  • James Worthy to represent Lakers at next month's draft lottery

    James Worthy to represent Lakers at next month's draft lottery
    James Worthy will represent the Lakers at the May 20 draft lottery, a Lakers spokesman said Wednesday. The team considered sending team governor Jeanie Buss, who represented the Lakers the last time they were in the lottery (2005), and also General...
  • Florida Lotto jackpot at $47M after four-month drought

    Florida Lotto jackpot at $47M after four-month drought
    Florida Lotto players are experiencing their second slump in as many years, and it’s close to tying a record. No one has correctly picked the six numbers since Jan. 18, meaning there have been 34 draws without a big winner. The record is 35...
  • Updated: Winning $47M ticket a Broward record

    Updated: Winning $47M ticket a Broward record
    Someone is holding, likely with trembling hands, the most valuable lottery ticket ever sold in Broward County. It’s worth $47 million, and its numbers match the 10-12-23-34-38-53 drawn Wednesday night in the Florida Lotto. In the 26 years...
  • Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt

    Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt
    As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort. They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
  • Police arrest man in alleged lottery scam

    Police arrest man in alleged lottery scam
    Glendale police have arrested a 62-year-old Los Angeles man on suspicion of felony financial elder abuse in relation to an alleged lottery phone scam. The investigation into Carl Bullock’s activities began in March when a Glendale bank employee...
  • California Assembly Passes Expansion of Film and TV Tax Credit

    An expansion of California's film and TV tax credit overwhelming passed the state Assembly on Wednesday, legislation that would for the first time allow big-budget features and most one-hour TV shows eligible for incentives. But the legislation, AB1839,...
  • Lottery suspends sales at Florida stores

    Lottery suspends sales at  Florida stores
    Eleven stores are being investigated for criminal activity regarding their lottery operations, and have temporarily lost their right to sell tickets, Florida Lottery officials said Thursday. Lottery employees have removed equipment and turned off game...
  • Fort Lauderdale man hits $500K on scratch-off

    Fort Lauderdale man hits $500K on scratch-off
    Kevin McCants, 44, of Fort Lauderdale, claimed a $500,000 top prize in the 20X The Cash Scratch-Off game at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee. He purchased his winning ticket from USA Grocers-Dixie, located at 800 NE 15th St. in Fort Lauderdale....