| Nov 27, 2012
| 7:15 AM
South Florida is starting to get its hands on that raffle money.
The 25th Anniversary Millionaire Raffle, which will produce a $1 million winner for six weeks through Dec. 24, yielded a winner Monday who bought a ticket in Miami. The exact location:...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 1:03 PM
If you miss out on the Powerball jackpot, don't despair. Seminole Casino Hollywood on Friday will run the “Lucky Lotto Losers” second chance sweepstakes, giving out $4,000 in cash and free play.
Visitors who bring in their losing...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:43 AM
Those of you playing the FLORIDA LOTTO Fan-Tastic College Football promotion game have been derailed by the Powerball surge, but take heart: it's going to be OK.
The Florida Lottery's website went down at about 11 last night, due to the rush of...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 11:59 AM
Just as there are many roads to glory, there are myriad ways to grapple with the ghosts of racism past. Some seek, and eventually obtain, apologies such as the one issued by the Howard County school board last month. Others seek, and sometimes obtain,...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 3:45 AM
Powerball and the Florida Lotto were a double-miss Saturday night, but South Florida had one of three Fantasy 5 winners across the state.
The Fantasy 5 numbers were 5-14-21-23-29, which someone who visited Exxon Food Mart, 17700 NW Second Ave,, Miami,...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Somebody's fantasy came true in Boca Raton Wednesday night -- to the tune of almost $235,000.
The Florida Lottery's Fantasy Five game yielded a single winner, paying $234,988.99. The numbers were 9-14-15-29-30. That's one of the best Fantasy Five payouts...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 5:35 AM
Powerball missed again Saturday night -- but that just means we're into really big money again.
The jackpot for Wednesday night will be $100 million, after no one had 4-16-32-37-46, with a Powerball of 13.
The Florida Lotto also drew a blank and will be...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 12:23 PM
An anonymous local guest hit a $116,586.70 jackpot at 8:38 p.m. on July 17 at the Seminole Casino Hollywood Classic.
The $40 bet ($10 bet across four boards) that yielded the huge payoff was made on Bally’s Super Touch Lotto with a $.25...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Powerball's jackpot is getting up there again, after another rollover Saturday night. No one had 9-31-38-54-56 with a Powerball of 20, so the jackpot grows to $121 million for Wednesday.
The Florida Lotto also drew a blank, and will be $8 million...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Libia Dovales, 56, of Miami claimed the $3 million Florida Lottojackpot from the drawing held on Feb. 29.
Dovales chose to receive her winnings as a one-time, lump-sum payment of $2,071,665. Kwik Stop Food Store, located at 1451 N.W. 17th Avenue in...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 4:51 AM
Agents from the Florida Lottery say Stacey Lynn Hickey stole up to $20,000 in lottery tickets from a convenience store in Bonita Springs, where she works, reports The News-Press in Fort Myers.
The 19-year-old woman cashed the tickets, including one...