TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 9:33 A.M.
A mistakenly sold lottery ticket has earned a New Jersey couple $1 million.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 9:25 A.M.
Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation’s capital this week, advertising a gambling floor …
FRIDAY, DEC. 2, 2016, 10:52 A.M.
A little glitz and a sampling of a Las Vegas Strip dance and acrobatic performance are marking the arrival of the first direct commercial airline flight from mainland China to …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 7:12 A.M.
A Salem couple has won $6.8 million in the Oregon Lottery’s Megabucks Jackpot.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 12:43 P.M.
The Idaho Racing Commission is scrambling to avoid a funding crisis after its primary revenue source evaporated earlier this year with the closing of the largest horse racing track in …
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016, 10:35 A.M.
Tennessee Lottery officials say 20 co-workers at a metal manufacturing plant will split a Powerball jackpot of nearly $421 million.
TUESDAY, NOV. 29, 2016
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Pinball tax, Dec. 2, 1968
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 4:10 P.M.
The winning ticket for Saturday’s $403 million Powerball game was sold in Lafayette, Tennessee, population about 5,000, and about 60 miles northeast of Nashville.
MONDAY, NOV. 14, 2016, 9:50 A.M.
Amaya Inc.’s founder, who took an indefinite leave this year amid a Quebec insider trading probe, has made a cash offer to take the Canadian owner of the PokerStars online …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 4:20 P.M.
The Spokane Tribe broke ground Wednesday on a $40 million casino in Airway Heights, with plans of opening for business next September.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 9, 2016, 10:18 A.M.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s administration has seized power in Atlantic City, taking control of the assets and major decision making power of the struggling seaside gambling resort with half …
THURSDAY, NOV. 3, 2016, 11:58 A.M.
A woman who appeared to win a life-changing $42.9 million jackpot at a New York City casino is threatening to sue after being told the big payout she was shown …
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 10:24 A.M.
State Lottery officials say a Yakima man recently won $1 million from playing Mega Millions.
FRIDAY, OCT. 21, 2016, 5:56 P.M.
A federal judge ruled on Friday that poker pro Phil Ivey and a companion violated state gambling regulations in the way they won nearly $10 million at cards at an …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016, 7:04 A.M.
A California-based tribe’s recent loss at the National Labor Relations Board could reignite interest in controversial legislation affecting Indian casinos and union workers nationwide.
MONDAY, SEPT. 12, 2016, 1:58 P.M.
Lawyers for a New Hampshire family claimed a $487 million Powerball jackpot on their behalf Monday, saying the winners wished to remain anonymous but would do “great things” with their …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 10:49 A.M.
The New Hampshire Lottery says the winner of the $487 million Powerball jackpot in July is set to claim the prize.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 10:45 A.M.
Billionaire Carl Icahn’s management team is asking state gambling regulators for permission to shut down the Trump Taj Mahal casino next month.
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016, 3:18 P.M.
A Hawaiian woman has won more than $10 million playing the penny slots in Las Vegas.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 2016, 1:48 P.M.
A federal appeals court has upheld the Interior Department’s decision to grant a reservation to the Cowlitz Tribe in southwestern Washington, rejecting efforts to block the construction of a $510 …
THURSDAY, JULY 28, 2016, 4:16 P.M.
Lottery officials in Indiana say someone has come forward with the winning ticket from a $536 million Mega Millions jackpot drawing earlier this month.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016, 10:59 P.M.
No one has matched the jackpot-winning numbers in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing, and the prize has increased to an estimated $478 million.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 27, 2016, 6:13 A.M.
The Powerball jackpot has soared to $422 million thanks to nearly three months without a winner of the big prize.
TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2016, 5:49 P.M.
The Idaho Lottery is returning more than $49.5 million to the state after seeing a record high in the lottery’s history of end-of-the-year dividends.
MONDAY, JULY 11, 2016
People’s Pharmacy column for Tuesday, July 1, 2016
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 11:23 A.M.
Daniel Negreanu is a poker hall-of-famer and two-time World Series of Poker player of the year. But he’s never made it to the final table in the tournament’s marquee Main …
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 5:22 A.M.
The Mega Millions jackpot has climbed to $540 million for Friday’s drawing because tickets are selling at about twice the rate of a week ago.
TUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016, 4:41 P.M.
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Mega Millions jackpot reached an estimated $454 million ahead of its next drawing on Tuesday evening, making it potentially the seventh-largest lottery jackpot in U.S. …
TUESDAY, MAY 17, 2016
Topics included a push to buy locally, the possibility of a national lottery, the definition of basic education and radioactive contamination from Hanford.
FRIDAY, MAY 13, 2016, 1 P.M.
A woman and her seven adult children stepped forward Friday to claim a $429.6 million Powerball jackpot.