| 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 27, 2014
| 3:24 PM
A Downers Grove couple claimed a $1 million lottery prize Thursday after a brief but frantic search for their winning ticket.
Cathy and Dave Seiden won the prize after matching five numbers on their Mega Millions ticket for the March 18 drawing.
| 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 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...
| 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,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 11:46 PM
One person in Tennessee is about $259.8 million richer after picking the winning numbers in the Powerball lottery drawing.
The winning numbers drawn for the multi-state lottery's jackpot are 14, 18, 25, 33, 49, powerball 23. The Tennessee lottery...
| 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 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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Lottery fever has again hit the Southland as the Mega Millions jackpot is estimated to be $400 million for Tuesday night's drawing, the third largest prize in the game's history.
The only two larger jackpots were a $648-million prize in December and a...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 11:23 AM
A Sunrise man claimed a $12 million Florida Lotto jackpot in Tallahassee Tuesday, the first Lotto win in Broward or Palm Beach county since a Davie woman won in September 2012.
Delroy Reid, 49, stepped forward on behalf of the Rolgini Revocable Trust....
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:36 PM
March Madness doesn't just apply to basketball this week. With a jackpot of at least $400 million, Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing is likely to prompt a frenzy of lotto players hoping to strike it rich.
The lottery climbed to its third biggest...