| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Union members and business owners on Wednesday shared anecdotes of losing production work to other states with ever-sweeter incentives, as a joint Assembly committee held a hearing to kick off a push to convince other California lawmakers to expand the...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 9:11 PM
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — An Oregon bartender just got the tip of a lifetime.
One of Aurora Kephart’s regulars at Conway’s Restaurant and Lounge in Springfield often tips her with Keno tickets from the Oregon Lottery. On Tuesday evening,...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 5:05 AM
"The devil made me do it" was perhaps the most famous catchphrase of comedian Flip Wilson. And it was among the numerous excuses one potential borrower gave his lender to explain his lousy credit report.
The 10-page letter of explanation ranged from...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When it comes to making boneheaded choices, teenagers usually win society's award for overall poor decision-making.
Yet a study published recently in the journal PNAS suggests that our ability to make wise choices changes over time, and actually...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Poker tables opened Friday at Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland in Western Maryland, state lottery officials said.
Stephen Martino, director of the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, signed an operations license for poker Friday after a...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 1:29 PM
Let the unlucky jokes commence. ABC's lottery winner drama "Lucky 7's" number is up and it has become the first show to be canceled from the new crop of fall shows.
The series, about a group of gas station employees whose winning lottery ticket brings...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:53 AM
Fast-food restaurants push combo meals, phone companies bundle service and, now, the Florida Lottery offers its version of a package deal.
With the $5 Jackpot Combo, players get tickets for Powerball, Florida Lotto with Xtra and Mega Millions. All are...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 9:39 PM
Northern State vs. Augustana, Wachs Arena, 7 p.m.
Presentation at Jamestown, 7 p.m.
Aberdeen Wings vs. Bismarck, Odde Ice Center, 7:15 p.m.
HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL
Lakota Nation Invitational at Rapid...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 4:45 PM
When Sukhwinder Singh got the call at 6 a.m. Wednesday that his Dash In convenience store in Severn had sold a winning $189 million Mega Millions jackpot ticket, his reaction was understandable.
"I thought it was somebody joking with me," said the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:49 PM
California schools and colleges received $1.28 billion in lottery funds last year, the state controller’s office said Tuesday.
More than $1 billion was paid to K-12 schools. Community colleges received more than $168.5 million, the California...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:31 PM
PIERRE – While many contend a smoking ban in 2010 cut into gambling revenues, a new report shows that video lottery’s difficulties began years earlier.
Video lottery revenue began to stagnate in 2005-2006 and dropped in the two years...