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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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  • Lake Silver Elementary gets new computer lab through grant

    Lake Silver Elementary gets new computer lab through grant
    Lake Silver Elementary School has a new computer lab for its afterschool programs thanks to a grant from GTECH, an online lottery technology provider that works with the Florida Lottery. The school, which is using a temporary space until its new...
  • Miramar man quick to claim $500K win

    Miramar man quick to claim $500K win
     Big lottery winners usually take their time getting their affairs in order before snagging their loot, either celebrating their first few days or lining up their money with some kind of planner.  Not Eric Thomas of Miramar.  Thomas, 61, made it to...
  • Winning $1M Mega Millions ticket sold in Prince George's Co.

    Winning $1M Mega Millions ticket sold in Prince George's Co.
    A lucky Mega Millions lottery player in Prince George's County selected all five numbers in Tuesday night's drawing, netting a $1 million prize. The "second tier" lottery winner, who matched the five numbers but not the Mega Ball, bought the ticket at...
  • California Legislative Analyst: Production Tax Credit Does Not 'Pay for Itself'

    California's Legislative Analyst released a report on Wednesday that casts a lukewarm view of the state's production tax incentive program, even though it does not make recommendations on proposed legislation that would expand the credits in the face of...
  • Legislators Folded On Sweepstakes Revenue

    In the midst of its midnight sprint to hastily pass dozens of laws before the 2014 legislative deadline, the Connecticut General Assembly inexplicably turned away millions in potential tax revenue from the multibillion-dollar Internet sweepstakes cafe...
  • Pennsylvania 2014 Elk Hunt Lottery Info

     
    The Pennsylvania Game Commission Board of Commissioners voted to issue 108 elk licenses (27 antlered, 81 antlerless) for the 2014 hunt. While the licenses again will be awarded by lottery, the application process will follow an expedited schedule this...
  • Columbia Election Candidate: Robert Fontaine

    This is one in a series of submitted candidate profiles for the Columbia Association Elections.  The Columbia Association will hold elections on Saturday, April 26. During the elections, Columbia residents who pay the Columbia Association assessed fee...
  • Lucky numbers yield 11 Fantasy 5 winners -- and small jackpot

    Lucky numbers yield 11 Fantasy 5 winners -- and small jackpot
     OK, we're saying this one more time: If you're going to pick lottery numbers, don't go for the obvious. Or else you'll be unhappy with the payout.  Another example of that hit 11 Floridians hard Thursday morning, as they awoke to the their Fantasy 5...
  • Gambling writer cashes winning Lotto ticket

    Gambling writer cashes winning Lotto ticket
     I've always wanted to write that headline... Today, it came true. And when I told a friend it was for "five-fifty," she said, "Great!" Of course, it's for five dollars, fifty cents. I hit three of six numbers in Saturday night's Florida Lotto...
  • Disadvantaged urban youth may be more likely to be problem gamblers

    Disadvantaged urban youth may be more likely to be problem gamblers
    Betting on dice on the streets of Baltimore or wagering on favorite sports teams may seem innocuous behavior for city teenagers, but it can serve as a gateway to heavier gambling and other risky behavior, impairing lives for years to come. These are the...
  • 3 Pompano stories permanently lose Lottery business

    3 Pompano stories permanently lose Lottery business
     The investigation is still ongoing -- so the public still doesn't know the details of what happened -- but we know this: You won't be buying any more lottery tickets at three Pompano Beach stores that were busted on April 2.  The Florida Lottery...