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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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  • State lawmakers propose 'Race to the Tots' program

    Two Baltimore city lawmakers have proposed legislation that would draw funding from the state's lottery revenue to support expanding early childhood education programs. The legislation would create a program called "Race to the Tots," -- named after...
  • North Laurel native Greg Merson wins World Series of Poker Main Event worth $8.5 million

    Even at the depths of a drug addiction that cost him a fortune and dulled his world-class poker skills, Greg Merson believed he could do something great. "He always had a lot of faith in himself," said his father, Stan. "I never saw him lose that."...
  • Harford man is Md. Lottery's 'Fan of the Game' for Super Bowl

    Harford County resident Fred Anderson won a $6,000 prize in the Maryland Lottery's Fan of the Game contest for the Super Bowl. It's far from the first time he has won the monthly contest, however, during the Baltimore Ravens' championship season this...
  • Building for the future

    Building for the future
    A massive capital construction and improvement plan to repair or replace dozens of underutilized or dilapidated school buildings in Baltimore City has won the support of legislative leaders in Annapolis, opening the way for the largest overhaul of the...
  • Inauguration on King Day an emotional tie for many

    Inauguration on King Day an emotional tie for many
    She'd never seen a presidential inauguration in her life, or wanted to, but on Jan. 20, 2009, Nathasa Werts braved bone-chilling weather and a crowd of more than a million people for a trip to Washington. The nation had just elected its first black...
  • Scenes from the inauguration

    Scenes from the inauguration
    Some came with their kids, not wanting to miss the opportunity to impart a message of political leadership in a live civics classroom hundreds of thousands of people strong. Others arrived with their own place in history in mind, considering President...
  • Trip to Super Bowl has Baltimore Ravens fans 'flying high'

    Trip to Super Bowl has Baltimore Ravens fans 'flying high'
    When the NFL season began in September, Ellicott City resident and die-hard Baltimore Ravens fan Geoff Lakis didn't expect that six months later his beloved team would be playing in Super Bowl XVLII. "Did I think they could possibly get there, yes,...
  • Fowler says conflict of interest forced resignation from gaming commission

    Fowler says conflict of interest forced resignation from gaming commission
    J. Kirby Fowler resigned from the state's gaming commission Thursday, saying that his role as a regulator for Baltimore's downtown casino represented a conflict of interest. Kirby is the president of the Downtown Partnership of Baltimore, an advocacy...
  • School board seeks diverse funding for security, mental health initiatives

    The Anne Arundel County Board of Education voted this week not to support Superintendent Kevin Maxwell's opposition to a state bill that would use video lottery proceeds for security and health services at schools. Board members then adopted a separate...
  • Who got all those Super Bowl tickets?

    Who got all those Super Bowl tickets?
    The NFL should not be the real life equivalent of Gordon "Greed is Good" Gekko, yet the NFL behaves just like him. I grew up in Detroit, and as a kid my father took me to every Detroit Lions home game from 1966 to 1978. That is why when it was announced...
  • Howard County housing fair coming up April 13

    Howard County housing fair coming up April 13
    If you want to live in Howard County, one of Maryland’s fastest-growing jurisdictions, where it’s competitive — and can be pricey — to buy a home, consider attending the 7th Annual Come Home to Howard County Housing Fair. The...
  • Owings Mills couple wins the lottery of love and a real lottery, too

    Owings Mills couple wins the lottery of love and a real lottery, too
    Imagine marrying the love of your life and winning the lottery a few weeks later. This is exactly what happened to Debby Opper, 51, of Owings Mills, last month. On Dec. 1, Opper married Hassan Manafikhalesi, 58, at a ceremony and reception at Martin&...