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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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  • NC lottery head: Powerball jackpot winner should get advice

    The executive director of the N.C. Education Lottery has some advice for the person who won a share of the $564 million Powerball jackpot. Alice Garland says the person holding the winning ticket should sign the back of the ticket, put it in a safe place...
  • Brightstar names next CEO, succeeding Marcelo Claure

    MIAMI After a six-month global search, Miami's Brightstar Corp. announced Thursday who will succeed Marcelo Claure as its chief executive officer. Jaymin B. Patel, most recently a top executive at global gaming company GTECH, will lead Brightstar as...
  • February 13: Feedback from newspaper readers

    Report: NN City Farm should be shut down A report from an outside consulting firm says the Newport News City Prison Farm should be shut down soon. But several inmates at the City Farm told the Daily Press that the city should keep the City Farm open....
  • Powerball ticket in Wisconsin worth $1M in big drawing

    Nobody in Wisconsin matched all the winning numbers to win the big Powerball jackpot worth $564 million. But $1 million isn't a bad consolation prize. The Wisconsin Lottery says someone who bought a ticket at Durand Avenue Mart in Racine matched five...
  • Wrong number posted for Wednesday night's Jersey Cash 5

    Jersey Cash 5 lottery players will want to check their tickets again. The New Jersey Lottery says the wrong winning numbers for Wednesday night's drawing were posted on its website. Officials have not said how the mistake was made. Lottery spokeswoman...
  • Alternative school would tap into Allentown students' passions

    Alternative school would tap into Allentown students' passions
    In a North Philadelphia school that has captured the attention of Allentown educators, 14 ninth-graders sit at round tables, their eyes on the instructor who is holding a brain. "Who felt the brain last week?" asks Diana Huang, a Temple University...
  • Call about Mega Millions winnings is a mega scam

    Call about Mega Millions winnings is a mega scam
    The Mega Millions is a real game offered by the Pennsylvania Lottery. But you don't win it by using your credit card at a store, as a local woman says she was told in an obvious con call. The woman, a senior citizen, said the caller was a woman with a...
  • Jimmy Ray Dunn talks about getting fired, what he's learned, and what comes next

    Jimmy Ray Dunn talks about getting fired, what he's learned, and what comes next
     On Monday, local country music station Eagle 97.3 FM fired the longtime morning DJ team of Jimmy Ray Dunn and Jen Lewis.  Dunn, 56, began at the station in 1991. He was fired in 1994, then brought back a year later, with Lewis joining the show at...
  • Pa. Lottery introducing new 'Pick' twice-daily drawings

    Pa. Lottery introducing new 'Pick' twice-daily drawings
    HARRISBURG (AP) — The Pennsylvania Lottery is launching a new lineup of daily drawings that includes new names for some longstanding games. Lottery officials say four games will be grouped together as "PICK" games, in which players can bet on...
  • Lisa Madigan blocks settlement between Illinois Lottery, Northstar

     Lisa Madigan blocks settlement between Illinois Lottery, Northstar
    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan has scuttled the deal to sever ties with the company hired to manage the Illinois Lottery, which former Gov. Pat Quinn fired last summer after years of underwhelming financial performance. In a letter to the...
  • Winning $16 million lotto ticket sold in Chicago

    Winning $16 million lotto ticket sold in Chicago
    A Chicago Loop store has sold a winning Quick Pick lottery ticket worth $16,250,000. The winning Quick Pick lotto ticket matched all six numbers -- 07, 19, 22, 47, 48, 49 -- in Thursday's Illinois Lottery drawing. The winner has yet to come forward to...