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Lotteries

Lotteries
A collection of news and information related to Gaming and Lotteries published by Tribune Company sources. (Photo AP)
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  • Police seek identity of Columbia lottery ticket robber

    In the early morning hours of July 1, a man wearing a red bandana over his face and the words "Police Explorer" printed on the back of his shirt, robbed a Columbia gas station at gunpoint and stole not only cash, but lottery tickets, too.. Not one or...
  • Ovechkin and the Capitals help Virginia man win the lottery

    Ovechkin and the Capitals help Virginia man win the lottery
    The Capitals have had trouble cashing in this season, but playing five Washington forwards paid off for Jimmy Smith, a Capitals fan from Alexandria, Va. Smith won the Virginia Lottery's Cash 5 game last month with the lucky combination of 8-19-21-22-28,...
  • June slots revenue down for second straight month

    Slots revenue from Maryland's two casinos declined in June for the second straight month, dropping 5 percent to $12.61 million, the Maryland Lottery reported Tuesday. Hollywood Casino Perryville, the larger of the two, brought in some $784,000 less...
  • Vindication mixes with continued uncertainty for Exxon plaintiffs

    The oversized windows of Hans Wilhelmsen's house in Jacksonville command a view to the east of hills dotted with baled hay and stands of oak, maple and pine on the 70 acres he owns a mile south of where an Exxon station unleashed an underground flood of...
  • Lunch review: Crazy John's

    Lunch review: Crazy John's
    If the first three pillars of restaurant success are location, next up would be the kitchen, with service following in short order. If the location happens to be The Block — Baltimore's notorious XXX district — the choice of a name might...
  • Ravens lottery ticket to be released in August

    The Maryland Lottery said Wednesday it plans to release the newest Baltimore Ravens-themed lottery ticket in August, but that is dependent on the resolution of the National Football League's lockout. The ticket will offer more than $11.2 million in...
  • Cordish gets initial approval for building Arundel Mills slots

    Cordish gets initial approval for building Arundel Mills slots
    Baltimore-based Cordish Cos. has received initial approval from Anne Arundel County to build what is expected to be the state's most lucrative slots parlor at Arundel Mills mall. The Anne Arundel County Department of Planning and Zoning has approved...
  • Orioles owner Angelos bids to buy Rosecroft, put slots there

    Orioles owner Angelos bids to buy Rosecroft, put slots there
    Baltimore Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos is bidding to buy a bankrupt horse-racing track in Prince George's County and resurrecting a push to allow slot machines there. Angelos' proposal came as Maryland's second slots casino opened Tuesday at the...
  • Ravens announce plans for three open practices in response to move out of Westminster

    Ravens announce plans for three open practices in response to move out of Westminster
    The Ravens announced some of their summer training camp plans today, and they include three practices open to fans. After taking the regular summer workouts away from McDaniel College in Westminster, a decision that will prevent most fans from...
  • Drug boss Blackwell gets 20 years

    Drug boss Blackwell gets 20 years
    Steven "J.R." Blackwell, the leader of an East Baltimore drug conspiracy linked to a yearlong street warwith rivals, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison Friday as part of a guilty plea he struck with prosecutors last fall. Though he was not...
  • Sun misses the point on estate taxes for farms

    Your Jan. 17 editorial, "Death and farming," misses much of the big picture. If few farm families are taking advantage of a pilot tax program, perhaps it is not because tax relief is not needed. Rather, it may indicate that in many cases the mere...
  • A lot of money

    When you have 50 cents, $2 for a cup of coffee seems like a lot of money. Pulling $1.50 out of various crevasses in the car is a daunting task. While a billion dollars always seems like a lot of money as the lottery game that has a prize in that range...