| May 18, 2015
| 6:10 AM
A customer at a Howard County 7-Eleven bought a $1 million Powerball ticket for Saturday's drawing, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency said Monday.
The second-tier ticket matched all five winning numbers, but not the Powerball number. The...
| May 14, 2015
| 7:22 AM
The in-state Multi-Match lottery jackpot has reached $2.75 million, state lottery officials said Thursday.
Drawings for the in-state game average around half a million and rarely rise to $1 million, said lottery spokeswoman Carole Everett.
| May 12, 2015
| 11:50 AM
A Skokie resident has won $30,000 playing the Illinois Lottery's Powerball game, according to the Illinois Lottery.
The announcement comes only a week or so after another Skokie resident was a $250,000 instant winner playing the Illinois Lottery's...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 2:41 PM
Lawmakers clashed Wednesday over keno - the on-again, off-again gambling game that has been controversial at the legislature for years.
The tax-writing finance committee conducted a public hearing on a measure to institute keno as a revenue raiser in...
| Apr 15, 2015
| 4:23 PM
HARTFORD — Lawmakers clashed again Wednesday over keno, the on-again, off-again gambling game that has been debated at the legislature for years.
The finance committee conducted the first public hearing on the issue this year, a step toward...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 2:33 PM
WASHINGTON— When Gov. Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games.
Instead, a lottery once ranked among the nation's top performers is lagging for the second...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 3:00 AM
In the Chicago theater, a paucity of financial resources is often a point of pride, even part of the town's aesthetic. But it's also a reason to complain. In the minds of some theater artists, the situation in arts funding mirrors the growing inequalities...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK - Last June, a man named Roy Cockrum walked into a Kroger supermarket to buy a Powerball ticket. He won the largest lottery jackpot in the history of Tennessee: $259 million, which he took in the form of a lump-sum, after-taxes payment of $115...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:20 AM
MIDDLETOWN - One Powerball ticket worth $2 million was sold in Philadelphia for the Wednesday, March 18, drawing.
The ticket matched all five white balls drawn, 14-25-30-33-47, but not the red Powerball 08, to win a prize of $2 million, less 25...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 1:22 PM
A man who purchased a winning $1-million Powerball ticket kissed his fortune goodbye as the deadline to claim the prize passed Thursday.
Why didn’t he claim the prize? He lost the ticket.
But he did win a lot of sympathy.
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:51 PM
California public schools just won the lottery -- sort of.
The Powerball winner seen above failed to claim his $1-million prize by 5 p.m. Thursday, officials said.
The winner purchased the Powerball ticket at Rosemead Supermarket in the 8800 block...