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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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  • Thursday snowstorm could illustrate tricks of forecasting

    Thursday snowstorm could illustrate tricks of forecasting
    If you had asked the Europeans a week ago, they could have told you a truckload of snow was headed for Baltimore on Thursday. The Canadians came around soon afterward. It took the Americans until just a few days ago to get a whiff of a winter storm. But...
  • Patrick Sharp completely surprises Blackhawks fans before Sochi

    Patrick Sharp completely surprises Blackhawks fans before Sochi
    Call him Good Guy Patrick Sharp.  When unsuspecting fans left video messages for Blackhawks players heading to the Olympics, they thought their only thank you was a pre-recorded message from Patrick Sharp. As they found out and you can see in the...
  • $1.4-million Powerball ticket sold at El Segundo 7-Eleven

    $1.4-million Powerball ticket sold at El Segundo 7-Eleven
    A Powerball ticket worth $1.4 million was sold at a 7-Eleven at 2161 El Segundo Blvd., California lottery officials said Thursday. The ticket was one of two in the state that matched five numbers -- missing only the Powerball number, officials said in a...
  • Powerball, WhatsApp and the rise of the lucky few

    Powerball, WhatsApp and the rise of the lucky few
    On Thursday morning, a lucky person (or more than one) woke up $425 million richer, having purchased the winning Powerball ticket. On Wednesday, several lucky people behind the messaging app WhatsApp went home $19 billion richer, having seen their company...
  • Dwight Howard hopes Magic fans will forgive him

    Dwight Howard hopes Magic fans will forgive him
    It always will be a little strange and a whole lot sad when Dwight Howard shows up in Orlando wearing another jersey. Certainly, resentment forever will be included in the package. The level of fan vitriol for his victorious return as a Rocket on...
  • Deerfield man nets $1.3M Mega Money wins

    Deerfield man nets $1.3M Mega Money wins
    Nobody in Florida hit the $425 million Powerball Wednesday night, but Monroe Bostic, Jr., 59, of Deerfield Beach, claimed a $1.3 million Mega Money jackpot Thursday at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.  He chose the one-time, lump-sum payment...
  • Self-control, smells and spending

    Being disorganized can lead to impulse spending, as can buying lottery tickets. Meanwhile, loneliness can cause materialism, and just thinking of how something smells can induce you to buy more. Those are findings from just a few academic studies...
  • Powerball: Chevron owner 'clueless' about $1-million share, son says

    Sometime after Kulwinder Singh lands in India today, he will call his son Parmeet to let him know he arrived safely. When he does, Parmeet will pick up the phone and say one of two things: “Dad, what would you do with $1 million?” Or...
  • Winning $425-million Powerball ticket sold at Milpitas gas station

    The sole winner of the multi-state $425-million Powerball jackpot in Wednesday's drawing bought the lucky ticket at a Milpitas gas station, lottery officials said. The winning ticket with all six numbers was purchased at Dixon Landing Chevron gas...
  • $425-million Powerball jackpot winner has yet to come forward

    Now the waiting game begins. Someone, somewhere, purchased a Powerball ticket in Milpitas, Calif., that will pay out around $425.3 million. That person has up to a year to claim the prize, but California Lottery spokesman Alex Traverso said usually...
  • Lifetime Orders Dystopian Thriller 'The Lottery' to Series

    For its second scripted series order of the year, Lifetime has ordered 10 episodes of conspiracy thriller "The Lottery" from "Children of Men" co-writer Timothy J. Sexton, Lifetime EVP and gm Rob Sharenow announced today. Set in a dystopian future and...