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First lawsuit in state lottery-fixing scandal seeks millions

First lawsuit in state lottery-fixing scandal seeks millions

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — It was one of those feel-good moments that lotteries love to promote when "Lucky Larry" Dawson smiled as he claimed a $9 million jackpot, surrounded by kids and grandkids. Five years later, the Iowa man could become a key player in a barrage of litigation that threate…

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First lawsuit in state lottery-fixing scandal seeks millions

First lawsuit in state lottery-fixing scandal seeks millions

This May 9, 2011 photo provided by the Iowa Lottery shows Larry Dawson and his wife, Kathy, claiming their $9.09 million Hot Lotto jackpot in Des Moines. Dawson filed a lawsuit Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016 alleging his jackpot should have been nearly three times as big, had the previous one not b…

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Idaho horsemen say instant racing fight not over

BOISE, Idaho — Rows of slot-like gambling machines sit in empty betting parlors at Idaho's horse racing tracks. Employees once in charge of serving cocktails to bettors are gone, leaving hundreds of others who work in the industry fearful that they'll be laid off too.

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$2 million seized from Ohio casino winners for child support

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio authorities say they have seized $2 million in unpaid child support from jackpot winners at the state's casinos and racinos in the past 11 months.

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Hoosier Lottery debuts new bacon-scented lottery tickets

INDIANAPOLIS — The Hoosier Lottery has debuted a new bacon-scented lottery game that offers players the possibility of winning a 20-year supply of the savory meat.

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Students attending blackjack school

Students attending blackjack school

A blackjack dealer shuffles cards on Feb. 28, 2003. Photo by Benjie Sanders / Arizona Daily Star 

March 10, 2015 3:51 pm
Steller: Financially strapped racetrack begs for redevelopment

Steller: Financially strapped racetrack begs for redevelopment

Tucson Greyhound Park has outlived its usefulness, occupies prime spot.

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Tucson in 100 Objects — Indian slot machine

Tucson in 100 Objects — Indian slot machine

Gambling is illegal in Tucson but available nearby

June 23, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Ruling: Arizona courts can't help with gambling losses

PHOENIX — Don’t count on Arizona courts to help you recover money you lost with online gambling.

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Bill could end live greyhound racing in Tucson without closing track

Bill could end live greyhound racing in Tucson without closing track

Live dog racing could come to an end in Southern Arizona without Tucson Greyhound Park shuttering its doors.

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Tucson man claims $1M Powerball prize

Tucson man claims $1M Powerball prize

A Tucson man has claimed a $1 million prize from the June 26 Powerball drawing, officials say.

July 08, 2013 4:06 pmLoading…

Gaming revenue declines a whit

PHOENIX - Tribal gaming revenues in Arizona slipped a bit last quarter over the same time a year earlier, the first time that's happened in more than two years.

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Tribal gaming revenue in Arizona down slightly

PHOENIX — Tribal gaming revenues in Arizona slipped a bit last quarter over the same time a year earlier, the first time that's happened in more than two years.

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Arizona Powerball jackpot winner’s name released

PHOENIX — Arizona Lottery officials on Monday identified Matthew Good, a married man in his 30s, as the second winner of last week’s $587.5 million Powerball jackpot.

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Arizona Powerball winner claims ticket, seeks anonymity

PHOENIX — The second Powerball winner in last week’s $577.5 million drawing is a married man in his 30s from Fountain Hills, lottery officials said Friday.

December 07, 2012 1:49 pmLoading…
$1M Powerball ticket sold at South Tucson market

$1M Powerball ticket sold at South Tucson market

A $1 million Powerball ticket was sold at a long-time neighborhood market in South Tucson.

November 29, 2012 4:59 pm Related Loading…

Winning Arizona Powerball ticket sold near Phoenix

PHOENIX — Arizona Lottery officials say one of the two winning Powerball tickets was sold at a convenience store in suburban Phoenix.

November 29, 2012 11:16 am Related

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Saturday's Powerball jackpot: $325M

Saturday's Powerball jackpot: $325M

DES MOINES, Iowa — Saturday’s Powerball jackpot is expected to be $325 million, the fourth-largest prize in the game’s history.

November 23, 2012 12:42 pmLoading…

O'odham win ruling on Phoenix- area casino

PHOENIX - Congress did not illegally allow a tribe to create reservation land on the edge of Glendale, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.

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Court panel rejects challenge to Tohono O’odham land near Glendale

PHOENIX — Congress did not act illegally in allowing a tribe to create reservation land on the edge of Glendale, a federal appeals court ruled today.

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