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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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  • Small town rallies around beloved leader facing cancer

     Small town rallies around beloved leader facing cancer
    As neighboring suburbs have swelled with new subdivisions, fast-food chains and traffic just a few miles down the road, this tiny community of 488 people has fought to stay the way it has been for decades. Residents identify each other by which historic...
  • All In All Gone

    All In All Gone
    Why don’t we just build a wall around Connecticut and charge people to enter and exit from every road that crosses the border? Or, better yet, a moat, yes, build a moat around our little corner of paradise and use boats like the Connecticut River...
  • $2 million Powerball ticket sold in Palmyra

    The Virginia Lottery says someone has won a $2 million Powerball prize. The lottery says in a news release that a ticket sold in Palmyra for Wednesday night's drawing matched five numbers but missed the Powerball. The ticket purchaser spent another $1...
  • Skokie resident wins $100,000 in state lottery

    Skokie resident wins $100,000 in state lottery
    It may not be enough money to live financially worry-free for the rest of your life, but winning $100,000 makes life a whole lot easier. Skokie resident Said Jusic knows that now after he won the six-figure prize in the Lucky Day Lotto Quick Pick...
  • Chances of a perfect March Madness bracket? 1 in 9.2 quintillion

    Chances of a perfect March Madness bracket? 1 in 9.2 quintillion
    The probability of creating the perfect March Madness bracket is shockingly low — as in less than 1 in 9.2 quintillion (or 9,223,372,036,854,775,808) chance. Jeff Bergen, a mathematics professor at DePaul University, crunched the numbers and...
  • Sibling preference part of SoLehigh's proposed Spanish immersion policy

    Sibling preference part of SoLehigh's proposed Spanish immersion policy
    Preference to siblings will likely be part of Southern Lehigh School District's new Spanish Immersion enrollment policy. The school board indicated its support for sibling preference in a 5-3 vote taken last week as part of a first reading of the new...
  • Conversion charter schools too often overlooked in debate

    Conversion charter schools too often overlooked in debate
    In the few weeks since the release of the Abell Foundation's report on charter schools in Maryland, there has been a great deal of reaction, including in the editorial, op-ed and letter sections of this newspaper. Those of us happily working in the...
  • Powerball jackpot soars to $450 million

     
    Lottery officials say no jackpot winner was selected in Saturday's Powerball drawing, resulting in a $450 million jackpot for the next drawing on Wednesday....
  • Powerball's long odds

    Powerball's long odds
    It's hard to avoid Powerball fever since the jackpot reached half a billion dollars before Wednesday night's drawing. Here are some sobering statistics for those dreaming about hitting that jackpot. Quiz: Test your knowledge of Powerball The odds of...
  • Santa Ana lottery determines who gets permits to sell marijuana

    Santa Ana lottery determines who gets permits to sell marijuana
    Cheers and sighs erupted at Santa Ana City Hall as would-be pot shop owners got their chance to obtain a permit to legally sell medical marijuana in the city.  Thursday afternoon's lottery was a result of the city-backed, voter-approved measure that...
  • SoLehigh nixes vote on Spanish immersion policy, saying proposal would create 'uproar'

    A new method of enrolling students in Southern Lehigh School District's Spanish language immersion program was shot down Monday after several school board members said it favored a select few. The proposal called for creating a lottery system allocating...