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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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  • Racing industry agrees Preakness should stay, but no deal

    Racing industry agrees Preakness should stay, but no deal
    Although various players in the state's thoroughbred racing industry may disagree on how to sustain the sport, Gov. Martin O'Malley's office said Monday that everyone agreed on one thing: keeping the Preakness Stakes in Maryland. O'Malley's chief...
  • Mother of two wins lottery for reduced-price home in North Laurel

    Mother of two wins lottery for reduced-price home in North Laurel
    Before she won the housing lottery for a reduced-price North Laurel townhouse at the annual Howard County Housing Fair, Elsia Hoareau had been having trouble finding an affordable home. On April 14, Hoareau, a 48-year-old single mother of two teenage...
  • Mega Millions jackpot soars to record $500M

    The winning numbers for last night's Mega Millions jackpot were 9, 19, 34, 44, 51 and the Mega Ball was 24. Finished checking your tickets now? No one matched all five numbers plus the Mega Ball, so Friday night's drawing will be worth an estimated...
  • Mega Millions: What you need to know in case you win

    Mega Millions: What you need to know in case you win
    How many millions? That would be 500 (up from 476 earlier today) of them if you win this week's eye-popping Mega Millions prize. It's hard to get one's head around, no? In Baltimore, that's enough money to help the city buy, say, a few historic...
  • Mega Millions: Mega jackpot sparks buying frenzy

    Mega Millions: Mega jackpot sparks buying frenzy
    Luck was on Grantland Jackson's side. When the 63-year-old Pigtown resident woke up Wednesday and heard the Mega Millions prize had been bumped up to $500 million, he knew he'd be heading around the corner to the Shop n Go food store on Washington...
  • MegaMillion Tweets: What would you do with a half-billion dollars?

    MegaMillion Tweets: What would you do with a half-billion dollars?
    What would you do with a half-billion dollars? The Twitterverse has some thoughts.   You better hope I don't win the Mega Million lottery. If I do, I'll have a lot more time to post. #MegaMillions #lol @SarcasmSociety   500 mill jackpot for...
  • Mega Millions jackpot rises to new high: $540 million

    Mega Millions jackpot rises to new high: $540 million
    Lottery officials Thursday raised the record-setting Mega Millions jackpot even higher — to $540 million. "It's breaking the record that already broke records," said Carole Everett, communications director for the Maryland State Lottery....
  • 25 years ago: Harford woman gets 5 years in murder of her husband

    From The Aegis dated April 30, 1987: A Harford woman was sentenced 25 years ago to five years in prison, which equated to "one year for each bullet she fired into her husband's body." The woman never denied shooting her unemployed husband, but said...
  • Orioles receive fourth pick in Competitive Balance Lottery

    Orioles receive fourth pick in Competitive Balance Lottery
    The Orioles received the fourth pick in Wednesday's first Competitive Balance Lottery, a new initiative from the latest collective bargaining agreement aimed at helping small-market and small-revenue franchises. The Orioles were one of 13 teams...
  • Notes: Showalter optimistic that Tillman and Britton can help the Orioles

    Notes: Showalter optimistic that Tillman and Britton can help the Orioles
    MINNEAPOLIS — Despite watching a pair of head-shaking starts from Chris Tillman and Zach Britton the past two nights, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he's confident the 24-year-old pitchers can contribute at the major league level now. "It's...
  • At $540 million, a truly Mega jackpot

    At $540 million, a truly Mega jackpot
    Even a lottery official, a woman who spends her days dealing in hundreds, thousands and, yes, millions, was having a hard time Thursday getting her head around this monstrous number: $540 million. "It's hard to even fathom this kind of money," said...
  • Thousands in Harford take the plunge on historic Mega Millions jackpot – now $640 million

    Thousands in Harford take the plunge on historic Mega Millions jackpot – now $640 million
    UPDATE: The Maryland Lottery announced shortly before noon Friday that the jackpot for the Mega Millions drawing Friday evening has climbed to $640 million (annuity value). The cash option on the $640 million jackpot is $462 million, which comes out $307....