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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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  • 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...
  • Winning $189 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Maryland

    Winning $189 million Mega Millions ticket sold in Maryland
    When Sukhwinder Singh got the call at 6 a.m. Wednesday that his Dash In convenience store in Severn had sold a winning $189 million Mega Millions jackpot ticket, his reaction was understandable. "I thought it was somebody joking with me," said the...
  • Poker tables open at Rocky Gap Casino

    Poker tables open at Rocky Gap Casino
    Poker tables opened Friday at Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland in Western Maryland, state lottery officials said. Stephen Martino, director of the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency, signed an operations license for poker Friday after a...
  • Legalizing marijuana a foolish idea [Letter]

    Legalizing marijuana a foolish idea [Letter]
    Legalize a drug with virtually no beneficial effect which, when used as intended, causes feelings of extreme paranoia, hostility, anxiety and panic attacks? A "gateway" drug which will almost inevitably lead to an unquenchable craving in some for an...
  • Anne Arundel school board approves third Monarch school deal

    Less than a week after the Baltimore-based Children's Guild started construction on a new school in Anne Arundel County scheduled to open in August, the nonprofit received formal approval from the county Board of Education to move forward with plans for...
  • Winner of $189 million Mega Millions jackpot claims prize

    Winner of $189 million Mega Millions jackpot claims prize
    The winner of last week's $189 million Mega Millions jackpot hid the winning ticket in an unplugged lamp for more than a week before claiming the prize, lottery officials said Friday. The man, who lives in Anne Arundel County but is remaining anonymous,...
  • Mega Millions winning tickets in California, Georgia split $636 million

    Mega Millions winning tickets in California, Georgia split $636 million
    Some people's lives changed drastically Tuesday night. There was no immediate word about who won, but one winning ticket was bought at Jennifer's Gift Shop on Tully Road in San Jose, Calif., according to Alex Traverso, a California lottery official. A...
  • Three firms pass critical step for PG County casino license

    Three firms pass critical step for PG County casino license
    The three firms vying for a license to operate a casino in Prince George's County passed rigorous background checks, state regulators announced Thursday. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission said it found that the companies were...
  • Mega Millions jackpot balloons to $550 million after no one wins Friday drawing

    Mega Millions jackpot balloons to $550 million after no one wins Friday drawing
    Those hoping for an instant fortune have another chance at lottery glory after Friday's massive Mega Millions drawing turned out no big winner. Lottery players now stand to win $550 million, with a cash option of $229 million. Officials announced an...
  • State officials review final details of Prince George's casino proposals

    State officials review final details of Prince George's casino proposals
    Members of a state casino site selection commission reviewed final details Thursday of three competing proposals for a casino in Prince George's County — including one that sweetened its offer since the commission met last week. Greenwood Racing,...
  • Mega Millions $400 million jackpot is 5th largest in U.S. history

    Mega Millions $400 million jackpot is 5th largest in U.S. history
    The Mega Millions lottery jackpot swelled to $400 million after no one won Tuesday night's drawing, the second largest pot in its history. The estimated jackpot is also the fifth largest in U.S. lottery history. No one has won the Mega Millions...
  • Mega Millions jackpot rises to $344 million ahead of Tuesday's drawing

    Mega Millions jackpot rises to $344 million ahead of Tuesday's drawing
    Continuing a trend in recent years of massive jackpots, the Mega Millions lottery has reached $344 million after no one won Friday night's drawings. Four times this year, the Powerball jackpot has passed the $300 million mark. Mega Millions has not...