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Lotto ticket worth $3 million sold in Durango

A winning jackpot Lotto ticket worth $3 million was sold Saturday at Albertsons in Durango to someone who has yet to claim the prize. The Colorado Lottery tracks where and when winning tickets are...

DATE: Sept. 16, 2019 | CATEGORY: Local News

‘Durango: Wild Lands’ takes gamers to world of dinosaurs

Search for “Durango” in your phone’s app store, and one of the first results you’ll find, surprisingly, is a dinosaur-centric mobile game called “Durango: Wild Lands.” The game, developed by South...

DATE: Sept. 6, 2019 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

Winner sues Colorado lottery for millions over fixed jackpot

IOWA CITY, Iowa – A decade after Colorado engineer Amir Massihzadeh hit the lottery, two state agents visited him with stunning news: He was likely the only legitimate winner of a $4.8 million...

DATE: Oct. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447M

MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) – A sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million and matching all six numbers was sold in Southern California and will claim the 10th largest lottery prize in U.S....

DATE: June 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Nintendo will offer a $20 subscription to play old-school games on the Switch

Nintendo had some good news and some bad news to announce Thursday about its upcoming suite of online services for its Switch console, which will add some much-anticipated features such as access...

DATE: June 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

New gaming store opens in Durango

It might come as a surprise to some that Daniel Perez, the owner of Guild House Games, does not consider himself a gamer. Perez, 47, was encouraged by his longtime girlfriend to open a gaming...

DATE: May 31, 2017 | CATEGORY: Business

Colorado Lottery adds midday jackpot game

Gamblers will now have two chances to win at “Pick 3” starting Sunday, when the Colorado Lottery will introduce a second drawing for the jackpot game. The new drawing will take place at 1:30 p.m....

DATE: Oct. 28, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

Bill to regulate fantasy sports advances

DENVER – State lawmakers are debating whether to regulate so-called “fantasy contests,” a sports craze that has moved past friendly competitions between friends into a form of gambling. The...

DATE: April 20, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

City Market in Durango sells $50,000 Powerball winner

No one in La Plata County became a multimillionaire in Wednesday’s record-breaking Powerball drawing, but someone who bought a ticket in Durango is $50,000 richer. The winner, who purchased the...

DATE: Jan. 14, 2016 | CATEGORY: Local News

A jackpot-rigging scandal is forgotten as Powerball fever sweeps the U.S.

The jackpot-fixing scandal that rocked the lottery organization behind Powerball has done little to hold back interest in the game. In fact, with the jackpot soaring to mind-boggling levels - it...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Youth group benefits from fine imposed on pot shop

A Durango children’s nonprofit was supposed to be the beneficiary of a fundraiser but instead has scored big because of a fine imposed on a local pot shop. Rocky Mountain High, a marijuana...

DATE: Sept. 18, 2015 | CATEGORY: Local News

GOCO unveils draft of strategic 5-year plan

Great Outdoors Colorado drafted a strategic plan to guide it through the next five years and now is seeking public input. Those who wish to comment must do so by March 3. Great Outdoors Colorado...

DATE: Feb. 23, 2015 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

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