| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:36 PM
A California lottery winner in Glendale landed a trifecta Friday in a horse-racing-themed game and earned nearly $830,000, which is the first victory on that game in six months.
The winning Daily Derby ticket, which hasn’t been claimed, was...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 2:13 PM
It's all treat, no tricks for a Florida man who has nothing but good luck to show off this Halloween as lotto officials announced Thursday that he had claimed his second multimillion-dollar jackpot.
James Bozeman Jr., 67, won a $10-million jackpot...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 10:44 AM
Heads up! A satellite is expected to fall to Earth sometime Sunday night or Monday morning, and scientists can't say yet where it will land.
The satellite, known as GOCE, has been circling our planet since 2009, when it was launched by the European...
| 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.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 4:38 PM
On Wednesday, the rainbow gay pride flag flew at the governor's residence by order Gov. Dannel P. Malloy. The flagpole is shaped like a lower case "t" with the American flag at the top. The gay flag flew from one end of the lower crosspiece. On the...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:21 AM
The longest dry spell in Florida Lotto history is over: One winning ticket, with the numbers 11-24-36-45-46-47 hit for $59 million Saturday night.
Alas, it was sold in central Florida. The vendor was 7-Eleven, 12298 Apopka-Vineland Road, Orlando,...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 5:24 AM
Someone in Central Florida is about to be a lot richer. The winning Florida Lotto ticket worth $59 million was sold in Orlando, breaking the longest dry spell in Florida Lotto history.
The lucky numbers are 11-24-36-45-46-47 with a multiplier of 4....
| 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,...
| May 16, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Maybe you've heard this story before. Or dreamt it.
Man cleans out old lottery tickets from cookie jar, and instead of throwing them away takes them to the 7-Eleven to check them out. And finds one of them is worth millions.
It gets better for Ricardo...
| 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 13, 2013
| 3:15 AM
It's a big weekend for lottery players.
The Mega Millions jackpot is up to an estimated $119 million for Friday night's 11 p.m. drawing. Powerball is around $317 million for Saturday's 10:59 drawing. Final numbers will be based on last-minute sales....