Oregon Lottery

Gambling Addiction
5:06 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Oregon Lottery's Anti-Addiction Efforts Under Scrutiny

A sign for video lottery in Portland, Ore.
Credit Thomas Hawk / Flickr

  The Oregon Lottery spends millions of dollars a year to prevent gambling addiction. But some Oregon lawmakers say that effort has been ineffective. Now, a legislative committee may force the Lottery to hire someone to coordinate its anti-addiction efforts.

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Police Get Lottery Winnings
6:50 pm
Thu July 12, 2012

Jackpot! Crime DOES Pay, For The Medford Police Department

The Medford Police Department won part of a million dollar jackpot from the Oregon lottery due to an ill-gotten scratch-it.
Shoshana Flickr

When it comes to the lottery, you can’t win if you don’t play. But that’s not the case for the Medford Police Department. This week, the agency learned it won part of a million dollar jackpot from the Oregon lottery, but not because any officers bought the ticket.

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