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  • Looking to gamble? Here's the deal...

    Looking to gamble? Here's the deal...
    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...
  • Powerball jackpot at $400 million: A mathematical reason to buy ticket

    Powerball jackpot at $400 million: A mathematical reason to buy ticket
    Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot is at $400 million. Do you still need an excuse to buy a ticket?  We have one! But first let's make it clear: You should probably never play the lottery. With odds like 1 in 175 million, a $2 Powerball ticket is...
  • Powerball jackpot resets to $40 million after record draw

    Powerball jackpot resets to $40 million after record draw
    And now the Powerball jackpot is back to a paltry $40 million. Thousands of California players woke up Sunday morning disappointed to discover that, in fact, they did not live in the small town of Zephyrhills, Fla., and did not win $600 million. By...
  • Jacksonville man scores $1M in Powerball

    Jacksonville man scores $1M in Powerball
    Jeffery Geeting, 38, of Jacksonville, claimed a $1 million Powerball® prize from Saturday night’s Powerball drawing and split his winnings with a friend.  The other $1 million winning ticket from Saturday’s drawing, sold in Pinellas Park,...
  • Maryland Lottery fixes computer problem

    Maryland Lottery fixes computer problem
    Maryland Lottery officials say they've mostly fixed a computer glitch that prevented players from cashing their winning tickets over the weekend -- including thousands who won minor prizes in Saturday's Powerball drawing. "There was a little issue...
  • Maryland gambling exclusion expanded to lottery tickets

    Maryland gambling exclusion expanded to lottery tickets
    Maryland has become the third state to offer a voluntary system to restrict the ability to play the lottery, officials announced Tuesday. The program is an expansion of the casino exclusion program launched in 2011, several months after Maryland's...
  • A reporter with a theme song? Yep, this is real

    A reporter with a theme song? Yep, this is real
      Batman, the Ghostbusters, Rocky, Axel Foley and Austin Powers all have theme songs.  Why shouldn't a reporter have a theme song? Earlier this month, my role at the Orlando Sentinel expanded to include more video updates and stories that reflect...
  • Two $1 million Powerball tickets drawn; prizes yet to be claimed

    Two $1 million Powerball tickets drawn; prizes yet to be claimed
    Two winning Powerball tickets — one from Baltimore City, one from Calvert County, and each with a second-tier prize of $1 million — were pulled from Wednesday night's drawing, said the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency on Thursday....
  • Powerball hits again, this time in Tampa

    Powerball hits again, this time in Tampa
      Just a week after a record $590.5 million Powerball jackpot ticket was sold in Zephryhills, the area has another winner, this time in Tampa.  The ticket was sold at Carrollwood Convenience and Market, 4550 W. Village Drive, Tampa. It was one of...
  • Payday from state lottery sales top $1.28 billion for education

    Payday from state lottery sales top $1.28 billion for education
    California schools and colleges received $1.28 billion in lottery funds last year, the state controller’s office said Tuesday. More than $1 billion was paid to K-12 schools. Community colleges received more than $168.5 million, the California...
  • Powerball ticket sold in L.A. and worth $465,539 still unclaimed

    Powerball ticket sold in L.A. and worth $465,539 still unclaimed
    A winning Powerball ticket sold in Los Angeles and worth $465,539 remains unclaimed after about five months since the winning numbers were drawn, lottery officials said. "OK people, this is getting serious! Search your couch cushions, look in your glove...