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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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  • $2M Powerball ticket purchased in Hampden

    $2M Powerball ticket purchased in Hampden
    The lucky winner of a $2 million Powerball prize bought their ticket at a liquor story on The Avenue in Hampden, state lottery officials said. The second-tier winning ticket was purchased for Wednesday night's drawing at Keller's Liquors on West 36th...
  • Sex offenders can win state lottery, are you kidding?

    The only thing worse than hearing I did not win the state lottery this week is hearing that a sex offender did. Are you kidding? Afraid not. Meet the lucky Timothy Poole, Florida's newest millionaire/sex offender. This week Poole claimed his...
  • Sexual predator wins $3 million from Florida lottery

    Sexual predator wins $3 million from Florida lottery
    At the Florida Lottery headquarters, Timothy Poole, 43, posed for a photo with an oversized check after claiming his $3 million Scratch-Off prize. But when the image hit the Internet, others recognized the 450-pound man as a registered sexual predator....
  • Cubs' Jon Lester signing gets everyone's attention at winter meetings

    Cubs' Jon Lester signing gets everyone's attention at winter meetings
    SAN DIEGO — When I approached Jon Lester at the All-Star Game in Minneapolis five months ago and asked him about the possibility of coming to the Cubs as a free agent, he raised his eyebrows and shouted out for help. "I got my first destination...
  • Fairer share for classrooms

    Public elementary and secondary education is the foundation that supports and integrates the many elements that create successful communities. For a large majority of our population, and for a variety of reasons, alternatives to public education are not...
  • Health coverage, kitsch, and lottery: Letters

    Health coverage, kitsch, and lottery: Letters
    Expand health coverage Regarding the article "Hospitals launch campaign for ACA" in Wednesday's Sentinel, I applaud Florida Hospital and Orlando Health for proactively working to serve the nearly half-million residents who remain uninsured in Central...
  • Pat Quinn's parting gifts

    Pat Quinn's parting gifts
    If the old Pat Quinn were around, he would be booking a hotel conference room for a Sunday morning press conference to scream about the shenanigans of a lame-duck governor. That Quinn would roast the lame-duck governor for sliding his former campaign...
  • Orlando Fringe Festival now has its artists lined up for May

    Orlando Fringe Festival now has its artists lined up for May
    Normally a lottery means a big financial payout to one lucky winner, but that’s not quite how it played out last week at Fringe. The lottery held at the Orlando Shakespeare Center had a very long list of winners – quite a few, in fact...
  • Maine South students still parking in Forest Preserve, despite request

    Maine South students still parking in Forest Preserve, despite request
    Students who drive to Maine South High School in Park Ridge have been told to stop parking in an off-campus lot that requires them to walk across heavy morning and afternoon traffic. But some students aren’t listening. A week after emails were...
  • City sets lottery for Naperville ballot placement

    City sets lottery for Naperville ballot placement
    It’s possible that good guys, and gals, finish last. Still, more than two dozen Naperville residents are interested in finishing first when the city’s consolidated elections come around in April. Most of them will be involved in a pair of...
  • Lottery opens for skiers who want to stay in Yosemite backcountry hut

    Lottery opens for skiers who want to stay in Yosemite backcountry hut
    The lottery has opened for those who want to bunk down this winter in the Ostrander Ski Hut in Yosemite National Park's backcountry. The trek from Badger Pass Ski Area to the hut at 8,500 feet is not for beginners. "All routes require considerable...