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Lotteries

Lotteries
A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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Top Lotteries Articles

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  • Lottery sales surpass $5 billion for first time

    Lottery sales surpass $5 billion for first time
    California's lottery is on a winning streak. For the first time in its almost three-decade history, wagers at the state's gambling enterprise broke the $5-billion mark for the year that ended June 30. Revenues rose 13% over the previous year,...
  • 71-year-old makes the most of her first shot in Maryland's black bear hunt

    71-year-old makes the most of her first shot in Maryland's black bear hunt
    Like other septuagenarians who still like to whack an ace down the line in tennis or sink a long birdie putt in golf, Bonnie Kelley still enjoys the rewards of hunting. It's in her blood, having been raised in Western Maryland and having returned there,...
  • Pa. scratching the lottery itch with bigger jackpots

    Pa. scratching the lottery itch with bigger jackpots
    Everyone loves those bazillion-dollar jackpots that pop up in the lottery now and again, but those bring out a lot of starry-eyed amateurs and you can bet the hard-core players view them as the French view American tourists — good for the bottom...
  • Is Tom Foley Bored With This Election?

    Is Tom Foley Bored With This Election?
    Last Tuesday night, I was picking up tickets at the will call window. Bill Curry (yes, yes, I know) was next to me, yakking about the latest gubernatorial debate, and the woman in front of us in line whirled around and, demonstrably angry, said she...
  • Powerball sales in Maryland decline 41 percent

    Powerball sales in Maryland decline 41 percent
    Powerball sales fell 40.8 percent in Maryland in September compared to the same month a year earlier, according to information provided to the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission at its monthly meeting. State sales of the game last month were...
  • Kansas at odds over fundraising raffles

    Kansas at odds over fundraising raffles
    Kansas gamblers can find blackjack, roulette and slot machines across the state at gambling halls and Indian casinos. But the deeply conservative state has a constitutional prohibition against private lotteries — a ban that has prevented churches,...
  • Three arrested in Boynton Beach food-stamp fraud operation

    Three arrested in Boynton Beach food-stamp fraud operation
    Three men were arrested this week for their suspected involvement in a food-stamp fraud and illegal-gambling operation in Boynton Beach. Alex Prosper, 33, and Edzer Luberisse, 52, were arrested on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, for their...
  • $1 million lottery ticket sold in Elmhurst

    $1 million lottery ticket sold in Elmhurst
    An Elmhurst gas station has sold a winning Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million, according to Illinois Lottery officials. The winner, who has not yet claimed the prize, purchased the winning Quick Pick ticket at Minutemen gas station, 218 E....
  • Lifetime Cancels 'The Lottery'

    The world of "The Lottery," Lifetime's scripted series set in a dystopian future that dealt with the threat of human extinction, has come to an end. Sources confirm that the cabler has pulled the plug on the project after one season. The 10-episode...
  • Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology

    Education: A Matter Of Choice, Technology
    What will Connecticut's public schools look like in decades to come? Everyone hopes, of course, for a brighter future, especially for struggling urban schools. Many, including Damaris Gonzalez, are not willing to wait. Like thousands of other parents,...
  • Chapter Ten: Slow To Capitalize On Power Of The Web

    Chapter Ten: Slow To Capitalize On Power Of The Web
    The Internet had existed for years before an English computer scientist in 1989 devised an "information management" system that would eventually allow nearly anyone to display and view pages hosted on computers around the world — the World Wide Web....