| 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....
| 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...
| 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.
| 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....
| Apr 5, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Now, this is what a good daughter does: Magali Prins Nogueira, of Miami Beach, claimed the $16 million Florida Lotto jackpot from the drawing held on March 30.
How'd she get the ticket?
Her daughter gave it to her as a gift, according to lottery...
| May 10, 2013
| 2:09 PM
A new era for lottery players begins Wednesday, May 15, as Florida adds Mega Millions, yet another game to inspire dreams of cashing in and checking out.
Mega Millions ticket sales are starting at a good time. The nationwide game's current jackpot is...
| May 14, 2013
| 8:51 AM
It's a great time to be a lottery player in Florida: Powerball is at $360 million and rising, the highest it has been since last year’s record $587 million. Meanwhile, at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Mega Millions tickets will go on sale in Florida for the...
| 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...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Powerball fever is taking California by storm as officials expect the jackpot to keep growing before Saturday's drawing that could break its November 2012 record of $587.5 million.
Right now, the jackpot is estimated at $550 million, not only the...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:14 AM
One ticket sold in Florida has matched all six numbers for a record Powerball jackpot of more than $590 million, according to the Powerball website.
The winning numbers in Saturday night's Powerball drawing were: 10, 13, 14, 22, 52 with a Powerball of...