| Jan 13, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The National Council of Legislators from Gaming States met over the weekend in Hollywood, and while there's no headline-grabbing news, there were plenty of interesting topics.
The group, founded by former Florida State Sen. Steve Geller, was a...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Someone is holding, likely with trembling hands, the most valuable lottery ticket ever sold in Broward County.
It’s worth $47 million, and its numbers match the 10-12-23-34-38-53 drawn Wednesday night in the Florida Lotto.
In the 26 years...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Eleven stores are being investigated for criminal activity regarding their lottery operations, and have temporarily lost their right to sell tickets, Florida Lottery officials said Thursday.
Lottery employees have removed equipment and turned off game...
| 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...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Florida Lotto players are experiencing their second slump in as many years, and it’s close to tying a record.
No one has correctly picked the six numbers since Jan. 18, meaning there have been 34 draws without a big winner. The record is 35...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:58 AM
Maybe those new I-595 Express Lanes led you to Naples in the past few days, and maybe you stopped in a convenience store and bought a Powerball ticket.
If you bought the right one, you won $148.8 million.
Powerball has hit again in Florida, this...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 1:45 PM
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...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:47 AM
After a few months without a massive jackpot, the national Powerball drawing is again gaining steam, raising its prize to $300 million ahead of Saturday's drawing.
Maryland is one of 43 states, along with Washington and the Virgin Islands, that...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:08 AM
The Powerball jackpot has swelled to $400 million after no one won the latest drawing Saturday.
Just a few days ago, the jackpot was an estimated $300 million. No one has hit a winning number in the Powerball lottery since June 23, when a ticket holder...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Wednesday's Powerball jackpot was raised to $425 million, Maryland lottery officials said Tuesday, which marks the fourth largest jackpot ever.
The jackpot will have a $244.7 million cash option, and is not expected to go up again before the drawing....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The Powerball jackpot has swelled to a whopping $425 million, the third-highest total ever.
The prize, which could be claimed as soon as Wednesday, hasn’t yet surpassed the record $590.5-million jackpot claimed in May by an 84-year-old Florida...