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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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  • Thursday snowstorm could illustrate tricks of forecasting

    Thursday snowstorm could illustrate tricks of forecasting
    If you had asked the Europeans a week ago, they could have told you a truckload of snow was headed for Baltimore on Thursday. The Canadians came around soon afterward. It took the Americans until just a few days ago to get a whiff of a winter storm. But...
  • Powerball jackpot rises to $400 million after weeks without a winner

    Powerball jackpot rises to $400 million after weeks without a winner
    The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $400 million after no one won Saturday night's drawing. The multistate lottery's jackpot has been building since late last year. The lottery is played in Washington, D.C., the Virgin Islands and 43 states including...
  • Drawing for $400 million Powerball jackpot tonight

    Drawing for $400 million Powerball jackpot tonight
    The drawing for the sixth-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. history will be held Wednesday night, with $400 million on the line. No winner has been picked in the Powerball lottery since a $71.5 million Christmas Day win in Missouri, state lottery...
  • Bel Air residents in running for 20 years of Ravens tickets

    Bel Air residents in running for 20 years of Ravens tickets
    There is a 50 percent chance someone from Harford County will win tickets to Baltimore Ravens home games for the next 20 years. Two Bel Air residents - Cheryl Rice and Vernon Miller Jr. - are among four finalists from the greater Baltimore area who...
  • Bel Air man wins Ravens seats for 20 years

    Bel Air man wins Ravens seats for 20 years
    Vernon Miller Jr.'s mouth dropped. He was quite literally speechless when he saw his name appear on the Jumbotron at M&T Bank Stadium on Friday morning. Miller, a 74-year old Bel Air resident, had just found out he won a pair of club level seats to...
  • Million dollar Mega Millions ticket sold in Essex

    Million dollar Mega Millions ticket sold in Essex
    If you purchased a Mega Millions lottery ticket in Essex for Tuesday night's drawing, you could be waking up a whole lot richer. A million dollar second-tier ticket was sold at 7-Eleven, at 25 Eastern Boulevard, according to a news release from the...
  • City Council to consider new rules for food trucks

    City Council to consider new rules for food trucks
    The Rawlings-Blake administration is proposing new regulations for the city's rapidly growing food truck industry — setting up zones for the mobile chefs to sell their designer grilled-cheese sandwiches, spicy tacos and decadent cupcakes. The...
  • Gracie Scheaffer a poster girl for making posters [North Laurel/Savage]

    Congratulations to Gracie Scheaffer. Gracie created a poster in her religion class for world peace. She was recognized about this time a year ago, but apparently, she won again and was recognized by the Lions Club and the City of Laurel for her poster...
  • Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $400 million

    Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $400 million
    After weeks without a jackpot, the Mega Millions prize has once again climbed to more than $400 million. The cash option for the multi-state lottery is $224.8 million, according the Maryland Lottery. The game is played in 43 states including Maryland...
  • Mega Millions jackpot nearing $300 million

    Mega Millions jackpot nearing $300 million
    Continuing a trend in recent years of massive jackpots, the Mega Millions lottery jackpot is nearing a $300 million payout for a drawing this week. Four times this year, the Powerball jackpot has passed the $300 million mark. Mega Millions has not had a...
  • MGM was the right bet [Editorial]

    MGM was the right bet  [Editorial]
    Maryland's Video Lottery Facility Location commission faced a much harder decision in awarding a license to a Prince George's County casino than it had for any of the licenses before. This was the first time that the commissioners had a choice between...
  • Lottery pools in workplace require caution

    Lottery pools in workplace require caution
    As lottery promoters will tell you, you have to play to win. But when it comes to playing with other people's money, experts have another saying to keep in mind: Trust but verify. After a rash of high-profile lawsuits alleging lottery-ticket fraud among...