| Aug 15, 2014
| 12:52 PM
The winning ticket for Wednesday's Lucky Day Lotto drawing was sold at a Homer Glen gas station, but so far no one has stepped forward to claim the $700,000 prize.
The winner successfully matched all five numbers — 04-13-14-27-29 — on a...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Missing Lotto tickets worth $80,000 from a Kissimmee gas station resulted in the arrest Friday of a clerk, the Osceola County Sheriff's Office said.
Mark Joseph Wright, 42, was booked into the Osceola County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail on a charge of...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 7:08 AM
James Caldwell, of Orlando, claimed the $46 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the Dec. 18 drawing, lottery officials announced Tuesday morning.
Caldwell, who made the claim as manager of the trust BJewel LLC, chose to receive his winnings in a one-...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 4:53 AM
The Florida Lotto jackpot continues to build after no one had a jackpot-winning ticket Saturday night.
The numbers were: 13-15-22-38-43-49
The Lotto hasn't hit since Aug. 31, and has yielded only six winners this year, compared to 21 in 2012. No...
| Dec 31, 2013
Every casino offers the most games possible allowable by state law; it's just that those laws are, well, a little confusing.
Just a quick tip, here: Not every casino offers the same games.
So, here we go:
If you go to a casino operated by the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Another larger-than-normal jackpot is bubbling over in Florida, and the good news about this one is that the winning ticket has to be sold in Florida.
The Florida Lotto jackpot is at $43 million for Wednesday night’s drawing. That’s easily...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:34 AM
David Slaughter, 67, of Jupiter turned a $5 Monopoly scratch-off ticket into a $500,000 win, the most available in that game. Slaughter bought his ticket at Winn-Dixie, 6707 W. Indiantown Road in Jupiter. The game, which started July 2, is the most...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 8:28 AM
Eleven weeks after reaching a record jackpot of $590.5 million, Powerball is creeping up there again -- and so is the Florida Lotto, thanks to a record-breaking dry spell.
The current jackpot for tonight's Powerball drawing is at an estimated $425...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:53 AM
Fast-food restaurants push combo meals, phone companies bundle service and, now, the Florida Lottery offers its version of a package deal.
With the $5 Jackpot Combo, players get tickets for Powerball, Florida Lotto with Xtra and Mega Millions. All are...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Look for an increase in electronic table games at Calder Casino and Race Course, notes Paul Pippen, senior director of slot operations.
Pippen, who worked in Las Vegas and elsewhere, joined Calder in July, and is evaluating the casino's next step.
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Mega Millions, the multi-state lottery game sold in Florida and most of the United States, is bumping up its starting jackpots, starting Oct. 19.
The top prize will starts at $15 million, up from $12 million, and will grow by at least $5 million...