| Nov 4, 2012
| 9:30 AM
The dry spell continues: Both Powerball and Florida Lotto were washouts Saturday night.
Powerball, which hasn't hit since Oct. 3, is now at $143 million after no one chose 4-7-9-30-54 with a Powerball of 25.
The Florida Lotto is now at $19 million --...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 10:57 AM
Powerball's up there again: The multi-state lottery game will be at about $200 million Wednesday after no one won the jackpot Saturday night.
The numbers: 2-16-18-40-42, with a Powerball of 33.
Meanwhile, the Florida Lotto is up to $4 million after...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Dan, what do you think Jay Cutler will do when his contract is up? I think he plays out his contract and then leaves in free agency. If they use the franchise tag on him I wouldn't be surprised if he sits out a year rather than play behind this...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 3:28 PM
You know folks in Dallas are a little crazy. Now the NAACP there is blaming the Lotto for keeping poor folks poor.
"It's the poor people, the uneducated people who spend the most on the lottery," said Juanita Wallace, president of Dallas NAACP, "and it's...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 8:51 AM
The Florida Lottery announced that it sold one winning ticket to Wednesday night's $6 million drawing, which yielded the numbers 1-10-17-19-22-31.
It was sold in Orlando. The location was Publix, 11955 East Colonial Drive.
I could go on a spiel...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 5:43 AM
The Florida Lotto is on a hot streak in South Florida: A $3 million winning ticket was sold in Miami, lottery officials announced Thursday morning.
The ticket was purchased at Kwik Stop Food Store, 1451 NW 17th Ave., Miami. It was a quick pick.
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:44 AM
There's drama abound as we approach a pivotal moment in America this week. The importance of the subject matter, however, will have far different opinions depending on who you ask.
Is it going to be Mitt or Newt? Tracy or Nelson?
Whoa, before all of you...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 1:56 PM
Gov. Pat Quinn hopes the state lottery will start letting Illinois residents buy tickets online by spring following a U.S. Justice Department ruling that the Internet sales are legal.
The governor expressed his support for the long-stalled plan Tuesday,...
| Aug 26, 2012
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He was born Lionel Pepperdine but changed his name to "Asbo" for England's commonly known Anti-Social Behaviour Order, which targets...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 4:14 PM
Reggie Brown says he won't settle for being known only as the Barack Obama impersonator who was escorted off stage during a Republican conference Saturday night. Instead, Brown would prefer you think of him as the pre-eminent Faux-bama.
| Jan 25, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Powerball's jackpot was at $120 million Wednesday night, while Florida Lotto was at $8 million. Did you win? See the winning numbers plus Fantasy 5 by clicking here....