| May 26, 2012
| 8:30 PM
PASADENA, Calif. (KTLA) -- One lucky winner who bought a Mega Millions lottery ticket is $755,000 richer.
The winning ticket was sold at Raymond's Chevron at 100 South Glenoaks Boulevard in Burbank.
The ticket had 5 of the drawn numbers, but not the...
| May 27, 2012
| 6:18 AM
Powerball rolled over again Saturday night, boosting the jackpot up to about $146 million for Wednesday night's drawing.
The numbers were 13-14-41-49-59, with a Powerball of 14.
Florida Lotto also was a rollover, and will be $3 million Wednesday. No...
| May 28, 2012
| 12:59 PM
SPRINGFIELD — Powerball would be added to the mix of lottery games that Illinois offers online under legislation that squeaked through the House Monday.
The multi-state Powerball game would join Lotto and Mega Millions, the two games Illinois put...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 9:19 AM
This afternoon, I received a call from someone asking if I would participate in a quick survey on an issue. I agreed, and she posed a question on the amount of revenue the gambling would generate, furnishing multiple choice responses. I replied that I had...
| 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 --...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:23 AM
Local author Kathleen Irene Paterka will be signing her debut novel "Fatty Patty: A James Bay Novel," from 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25, at McLean & Eakin, Booksellers in Petoskey.
Three more books will soon will be added to the James Bay Novel series --...
| Aug 26, 2012
State of England
Alfred A. Knopf: 256 pp., $25.95
He was born Lionel Pepperdine but changed his name to "Asbo" for England's commonly known Anti-Social Behaviour Order, which targets...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 7:42 AM
Now, this is how Fantasy 5's usually pay out: Two players Saturday night hit for $136,168.74.
The winning tickets were sold in Hollywood, at 7-Eleven, 4112 S. Ocean Drive; and in Jupiter at a Publix on 6330 W. Indiantown Road. Both were quick picks....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 7:43 AM
The Florida Lottery's Fan-Tastic College Football Promotion is under way, and prizes include season tickets to each of eight Florida colleges or a free trip to your school's bowl game.
The eight: the University of Florida, University of Miami, Florida...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 8:25 AM
Well, this is a long way from that $1,995.32 payout late last month: A Coral Gables Fantasy 5 player was the lone winner in the state Saturday night, with a ticket worth $268,172.32.
The numbers were 1-4-6-23-25, and it was sold as a quick pick at...
| Jun 3, 2012
| 9:26 AM
Fantasy 5 was good in both Broward and Palm Beach counties Saturday night, yielding one winner each -- for $96,923.36.
The winning numbers were 5-12-16-24-29. The tickets were sold in Publix, 10130 Northlake Blvd., West Palm Beach, and Hess Express, 4150...