| Mar 19, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Two winning tickets, sold in Maryland and Florida, will split the $414 million Mega Millions jackpot, officials announced on Wednesday.
The winning numbers, drawn Tuesday night, are 11, 19, 24, 33 and 51, and a Mega Ball of 7.
The jackpot of $414...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:53 PM
Alvin Forrester, 64, of Pompano Beach, claimed the May 2 Mega Money jackpot of $1.5 million at Florida Lottery headquarters in Tallahassee.
He chose the one-time, lump-sum payment of $1,157,521.02.
Forrester purchased his ticket at Food Plus Food...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
New Line has pulled its Jennifer Aniston comedy "Mean Moms" from the May 8, 2015 release date -- and opted to forego a $6.7 million production tax credit from the state of California.
Instead, New Line announced Thursday that it had come on board to co-...
| May 16, 2014
| 8:56 AM
Eleven stores are being investigated for criminal activity regarding their lottery operations, and have temporarily lost their right to sell tickets, Florida Lottery officials said Thursday.
Lottery employees have removed equipment and turned off game...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:54 PM
After Tom Cohen purchased a lottery ticket from a Burbank deli weeks ago, he put it in a drawer and forgot about it.
It sat there for more than a month and a half before Cohen went back to Burbank Deli & Market — located at 1414 W. Alameda Ave....
| Mar 16, 2014
We humans have a curious relationship with chance. We're prepared to place bets that events with incredibly small probabilities will occur — such as the 1 in 259 million chance that a ticket will win the Mega Millions lottery. Yet, we go about our...
| May 20, 2014
| 1:40 PM
Florida Lotto players are experiencing their second slump in as many years, and it’s close to tying a record.
No one has correctly picked the six numbers since Jan. 18, meaning there have been 34 draws without a big winner. The record is 35...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:25 PM
A Burbank deli sold a winning Mega Millions ticket for Friday’s drawing that’s worth $344,779.
Burbank Deli & Market, located at 1414 W. Alameda Ave., sold the winning ticket, which had five numbers, minus the Mega number, according to the...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Hollywood's most closely watched lottery is just five weeks away.
Producers will soon learn which films and TV shows will be awarded this year's coveted state tax credits. The June 2 lottery, conducted by the California Film Commission, decides which...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Someone is holding, likely with trembling hands, the most valuable lottery ticket ever sold in Broward County.
It’s worth $47 million, and its numbers match the 10-12-23-34-38-53 drawn Wednesday night in the Florida Lotto.
In the 26 years...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
An expansion of California's film and TV tax credit overwhelming passed the state Assembly on Wednesday, legislation that would for the first time allow big-budget features and most one-hour TV shows eligible for incentives.
But the legislation, AB1839,...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 5:50 AM
Though it's not the all-time record, the Mega Millions prize has once again climbed to $400 million after weeks without a winner.
The lottery swelled to its third biggest jackpot in game history after no one hit all six numbers Friday. The $400...