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A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Powerball winning jackpot amount grows to $325 million

    Powerball winning jackpot amount grows to $325 million
    The jackpot for the multistate Powerball lottery has grown to $325 million, after another drawing passed Wednesday night with no big winner. The next numbers will be drawn Saturday night. The jackpot prize has a cash value of about $212.8 million, and...
  • Major changes in second year for Inside Lacrosse Powerball tournament

    Major changes in second year for Inside Lacrosse Powerball tournament
    Inside Lacrosse magazine has announced plans for the second annual Powerball Lacrosse Tournament for men’s and women’s adult club players, with major changes that will benefit a charity and open up competition for college players. The...
  • Powerball jackpot unclaimed, top prize a record $425 million Wednesday

    Powerball jackpot unclaimed, top prize a record $425 million Wednesday
    Nobody won Saturday's $325 million Powerball jackpot Saturday night, setting up a $425 million-plus jackpot for Wednesday night's drawing that has even casual lottery players ready to take the plunge. "I only play when it gets big," Linthicum's Charlie...
  • Powerball jackpot jumps to record $550 million, drawing Wednesday

    Powerball jackpot jumps to record $550 million, drawing Wednesday
    The jackpot for the Powerball lottery soared on Wednesday to a record $550 million and could increase again by the time the winning numbers are drawn on Wednesday, a lottery official said. The payout jumped nearly $200 million due to brisk ticket sales...
  • West Towson man recalls unscripted ending to tale of terror and attack

     West Towson man recalls unscripted ending to tale of terror and attack
    The events that conspired to put a bullet in George Stover's neck in the basement of his West Towson home early this year were straight out of his beloved crime dramas and horror movies — a terrifying 20 minutes that, ultimately, ended up with the...
  • Towson shoppers say Powerball would truly boost holiday cheer

    Towson shoppers say Powerball would truly boost holiday cheer
    Ade George has already finished his Christmas shopping online, but while sitting on a bench at the Towson Town Center mall on Wednesday, Nov. 28, the Upper Marlboro resident and his friends were texting about a way to make it feel like Christmas every...
  • Caesars plans to invest $25 million more in Baltimore casino

    Caesars plans to invest $25 million more in Baltimore casino
    Caesars Entertainment, which plans to bring a casino to Baltimore, announced Thursday that it would spend $25 million more and hire 500 more people than originally planned to take advantage of opportunities presented by the passage of Question 7. Caesars...
  • $214 million Powerball jackpot up for grabs

    $214 million Powerball jackpot up for grabs
    Saturday's Powerball jackpot has rolled up to $214 million after a $50 million Delaware winner in early October. The last Maryland winner of the Powerball jackpot was a Cecil county couple who won $128.8 million on Christmas eve. That was the second-...
  • Powerball jackpot reaches estimated $250M after Sat. drawing

    Powerball jackpot reaches estimated $250M after Sat. drawing
    The Powerball jackpot reached an estimated $250 million, after no winner emerged from Saturday night's drawing. The cash value is $166.8 million, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association. The game is played in 42 states, the District of Columbia...
  • Maryland's three casinos pull in $42.9 million in September

    Maryland's three casinos pull in $42.9 million in September
    Revenue at Maryland's three casinos reached nearly $42.9 million in September, down from $44.6 million the month before, according to figures released Friday by the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency. The results showed the continuing strength of...
  • One winning ticket in Florida for $590.5 million Powerball prize

    One winning ticket in Florida for $590.5 million Powerball prize
    A single winning ticket for a record Powerball lottery jackpot worth $590.5 million was sold in Florida, organizers said late Saturday, but there was no word about who won. The winning numbers from Saturday night's drawing were: 10, 13, 14, 22 and 52,...
  • Expanded gambling: pathway to jobs or wrong-way street?

    Expanded gambling: pathway to jobs or wrong-way street?
    Second of three articles about state ballot questions Ambrose "Bo" Vogt, a union construction worker from Pasadena, believes the effort to expand gambling in Maryland would create jobs in a field in which work has been scarce. But Tamara Davis Brown, an...