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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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  • Orioles receive second pick in 2014 competitive balance lottery

    Orioles receive second pick in 2014 competitive balance lottery
    The Orioles have picked up an extra top pick for next year’s amateur draft thanks to the second year of the competitive balance lottery. As part of the most recent collective bargaining agreement, the 10 clubs with the lowest revenues and the 10...
  • Two $250,000 Maryland Lottery winning tickets drawn

    Two $250,000 Maryland Lottery winning tickets drawn
    Two winning Maryland Lottery tickets, each with a $250,000 prize, were drawn locally on Friday evening, lottery officials said Monday. Lottery spokeswoman Erica L. Palmisano said the winning tickets were part of the second-tier Mega Millions contest....
  • Former lottery employee pleads guilty of stealing tickets, cashing winners

    Former lottery employee pleads guilty of stealing tickets, cashing winners
    The office of the Maryland Attorney General said Tuesday a former Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency employee pleaded guilty to theft after allegedly stealing thousands of lottery tickets and cashing in winners for $67,000. Mark Barron Hantske,...
  • Panel hears of hodgepodge of Maryland gambling laws

    Panel hears of hodgepodge of Maryland gambling laws
    In Carroll County, betting on billiards is illegal — unless the game is held in a senior center on a day other than Sunday and the prize is capped at $5. Those rules are part of the hodgepodge of regulations enshrined in Title 13 of Maryland's...
  • Winner claims $1 million Powerball ticket sold in Westminster

    Winner claims $1 million Powerball ticket sold in Westminster
    The owner of a $1 million winning Powerball ticket purchased in Westminster has come forward to claim her prize, but she doesn't expect the money to lead to significant changes in her family's life, according to the Maryland Lottery. Described as "a...
  • Powerball jackpot rises to $300 million ahead of Saturday's drawing

    Powerball jackpot rises to $300 million ahead of Saturday's drawing
    After a few months without a massive jackpot, the national Powerball drawing is again gaining steam, raising its prize to $300 million ahead of Saturday's drawing. Maryland is one of 43 states, along with Washington and the Virgin Islands, that...
  • Time for Maryland Republicans to open up

    Time for Maryland Republicans to open up
    Three years ago, Republicans running for statewide office got trounced, with their top candidate, former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., winning less than 42 percent in his rematch with Gov. Martin O'Malley. Nobody else got more than 39 percent, and the GOP...
  • Powerball jackpot reaches $400 million

    Powerball jackpot reaches $400 million
    The Powerball jackpot has swelled to $400 million after no one won the latest drawing Saturday. Just a few days ago, the jackpot was an estimated $300 million. No one has hit a winning number in the Powerball lottery since June 23, when a ticket holder...
  • Maryland's casinos generate nearly $70 million in July

    Maryland's casinos generate nearly $70 million in July
    Maryland's four casinos generated $69.3 million in revenue in July, about $36.3 million of which was returned to the state. Maryland Live, the Hanover facility owned by the Cordish Cos., made $52.5 million from 4,323 slot machines and 122 table games and...
  • Powerball lottery jackpot raised to $425 million

    Powerball lottery jackpot raised to $425 million
    Wednesday's Powerball jackpot was raised to $425 million, Maryland lottery officials said Tuesday, which marks the fourth largest jackpot ever. The jackpot will have a $244.7 million cash option, and is not expected to go up again before the drawing....
  • Big Powerball spurs more lottery sales in Harford

    Big Powerball spurs more lottery sales in Harford
    It could be anyone's lucky day. That's what plenty of Maryland Lottery ticket buyers have been hoping, as they drive up ticket sales waiting on a Powerball estimated at $425 million. Harford County has seen a spike in lottery purchases as the...
  • Things to know for Wednesday

    Things to know for Wednesday
    Racer Tony Stewart has hurt his leg and will be out of competition for the near future. Also, the government has decided it can pretty much take whatever it wants from you, whether you're charged with anything or not. Additionally, George Duke, who...