LOTTERY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/LOTTERY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah Jazz win lottery tiebreaker with Boston http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/57836825-62/lottery-utah-balls-boston.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/jazznotes/57836825-62/lottery-utah-balls-boston.html.csp">Utah Jazz win lottery tiebreaker with Boston</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-19T16:03:11.183-06:00">Updated Apr 19, 2014 04:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The Utah Jazz won a drawing Friday and will enter the NBA Draft lottery with a 10.4 percent chance to get the No. 1 pick. Utah and Boston tied for the fourth-worst record in the league this season (25-57), necessitating the drawing. By winning, the Jazz will own 104 of the 1,000 ping-pong balls in the lottery on May 20. The Celtics will have 103. Milwaukee enters the lottery with 250 ping-pong balls, followed Philadelphia (199) and Orlando (156). After Utah and Boston, the teams rounding out the...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57836825@www.sltrib.com Sat, 19 Apr 2014 16:03:11 MDT Monson: Great news! The Jazz are exactly who we thought they were http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57832959-87/jazz-players-season-corbin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57832959-87/jazz-players-season-corbin.html.csp">Monson: Great news! The Jazz are exactly who we thought they were</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-17T22:12:51.555-06:00">Updated Apr 17, 2014 10:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">All is well in Zion. No, no, really. Buck up. It’s OK. As Jazz players and coaches put punctuation on a 25-57 season by packing up and clearing out on an occasion so magnificently utilitarian in its name — locker-clean-out day — there was good news. This team is exactly where it figured to be at this point in the plan. You could have put the whole thing in the books last October. Even Ty Corbin uttered these words: “It was what I expected.” Where precisely are the Jazz? Right here: in fine posi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57832959@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:12:51 MDT Kragthorpe: Jazz-Lakers game will have weird aura http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57817050-87/jazz-lakers-season-aura.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57817050-87/jazz-lakers-season-aura.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Jazz-Lakers game will have weird aura</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T16:31:21.842-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 04:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The only thing that could make this any weirder is if Derek Fisher still played for the Los Angeles Lakers. A sizable segment of Jazz fans actually would be cheering for him tonight. The aura at EnergySolutions Arena promises to be rather bizarre, as the Jazz stage their final home game of the season. If they lose tonight and Wednesday at Minnesota, they’re assured of no better than the NBA’s fourth-worst record. Pending the outcome of the lottery — which is the part everyone tends to forget — t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57817050@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:31:21 MDT Monson: To heck with the NBA lottery — there’s a better way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57790926-87/draft-teams-lottery-pick.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57790926-87/draft-teams-lottery-pick.html.csp">Monson: To heck with the NBA lottery — there’s a better way</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Gordon Monson</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-08T19:16:46.162-06:00">Updated Apr 8, 2014 07:16PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The 2013-14 NBA season has been defined as much by losing as winning. Hope and progress are centered on the outcome of the draft, not the games. It’s far from a tomahawk-dunk scenario, and it feels down and it feels dirty, but defeat today is the open gate to a happier tomorrow. Drop 55 or 65 and walk on through. There is a more transparent way, at least in theory, than to skid into favorable position and then count on Lady Luck and her twin sister to work their wonders. But given the limitatio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57790926@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:16:46 MDT Utah taxpayers who save can enter lottery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57739268-79/savings-refund-8888-enter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/57739268-79/savings-refund-8888-enter.html.csp">Utah taxpayers who save can enter lottery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Tom Wharton</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-01T07:55:55.427-06:00">Updated Apr 1, 2014 07:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Who knew Utahns could participate in a lottery? Under a program called SaveYourRefund, those filing their taxes can enter the free lottery by using Internal Revenue Service Form 8888 to put at least $50 of their tax refund directly into an IRA, bond or personal savings account. They can enter to win at www.saveyourrefund.com. The grand prize is $25,000, but that drawing won’t happen until April. Three Utah residents have already won weekly drawings for smaller prizes after getting their taxes do...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57739268@www.sltrib.com Tue, 01 Apr 2014 07:55:55 MDT Kragthorpe: Utah Jazz threatening this century’s low point http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57743112-87/jazz-worst-record-draft.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/jazz/57743112-87/jazz-worst-record-draft.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Utah Jazz threatening this century’s low point</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Kurt Kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T23:33:53.591-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 11:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">As the Jazz play the last 10 games of one of the worst seasons in the 40-year franchise history, I’m intrigued by the comparison to 2004-05, the team’s other horrible season of this century. What’s similar: The market’s apparent acceptance of the poor performance, on a one-time basis. What’s different: The market’s apparent insistence that the Jazz’s record becomes as bad as possible. Mostly because of injuries to Andrei Kirilenko and other players and a midseason trade of point guard Carlos Arr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57743112@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 23:33:53 MDT Two winning tickets will split $400M Mega Millions jackpot http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57701800-68/lottery-mega-tickets-winner.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57701800-68/lottery-mega-tickets-winner.html.csp">Two winning tickets will split $400M Mega Millions jackpot</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-19T08:13:01.796-06:00">Updated Mar 19, 2014 08:13AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Des Moines, Iowa • The holders of two lucky tickets sold states apart are waking up to good news Wednesday morning: They will split a $400 million Mega Millions jackpot, the sixth-largest lottery prize in U.S. history. The tickets — one sold at a Sunoco convenience store on Florida’s Space Coast, the other south of Washington in Charles County, Md. — matched all six winning numbers in the Tuesday night drawing: 11, 19, 24, 33 and 51 with a Mega Ball of 7. The lump-sum option for the entire jackp...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577018002014-03-19T08:13:01.796-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-19T08:13:01.796-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57701800@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 08:13:01 MDT Mega Millions jackpot swells to $400 million http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57686217-68/jackpot-million-mega-millions.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57686217-68/jackpot-million-mega-millions.html.csp">Mega Millions jackpot swells to $400 million</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-15T08:40:17.072-06:00">Updated Mar 15, 2014 08:40AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Chicago • The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to an estimated $400 million. No one matched all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing. The numbers were 7-20-40-54-69, with a Mega Ball of 12. Friday’s $353 million prize would have been the fifth-largest jackpot in the multistate lottery game’s history. The next drawing is Tuesday. The jackpot has been rolling since January 3. The biggest lottery prize in the U.S. was a $656 million dollar Mega Millions jackpot in 2012. Mega Millions changed its ru...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576862172014-03-15T08:40:17.072-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-15T08:40:17.072-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57686217@www.sltrib.com Sat, 15 Mar 2014 08:40:17 MDT Utah lawmakers embrace autism mandate http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57672224-90/utah-autism-therapy-families.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/57672224-90/utah-autism-therapy-families.html.csp">Utah lawmakers embrace autism mandate</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-13T23:56:22.256-06:00">Updated Mar 13, 2014 11:56PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It took three years and tortured negotiations that lasted until the final day of the Legislative session. But early on Thursday lawmakers gave a final nod to SB57, a bill that would require some state-regulated insurers to cover autism treatment. Pending the governor’s signature Utah will join 34 other states with autism mandates. The bill will bring relief to many families struggling to afford expensive Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy for their kids — but not all families, and not i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57672224@www.sltrib.com Thu, 13 Mar 2014 23:56:22 MDT Trib Talk: Paying for autism treatment http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57614067-231/tribtalk-autism-treatment-com.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogstribtalk/57614067-231/tribtalk-autism-treatment-com.html.csp">Trib Talk: Paying for autism treatment</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Jennifer Napier-Pearce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-03T15:39:57.876-06:00">Updated Mar 3, 2014 03:39PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Treatment for autism is expensive and many insurance plans won’t cover it. Last year, Utah lawmakers set up a trial “lottery” where 270 children with autism would be provided treatment through Medicaid. This year, a proposal making its way through the Legislature would make the program permanent. On Monday at 12:15 p.m. at sltrib.com, Rep. Ronda Menlove, Jon Owen with Utah Autism Coalition, Kelly Atkinson with Utah Insurance Association and Tribune health reporter Kirsten Stewart join Jennifer ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57614067@www.sltrib.com Mon, 03 Mar 2014 15:39:57 MDT Yosemite kicks off lottery system for Half Dome http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57621209-68/lottery-park-system-yosemite.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57621209-68/lottery-park-system-yosemite.html.csp">Yosemite kicks off lottery system for Half Dome</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-02T20:17:59.578-06:00">Updated Mar 2, 2014 08:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Yosemite National Park, Calif. • Park rangers say hikers can now apply for permits to ascend the summit of Yosemite National Park’s iconic Half Dome. A maximum of 300 hikers are allowed on the metal cables on the mountain’s steep granite shoulder each day. Reservations are required, and a limited number of permits for this year can be obtained through a lottery system that started on Saturday. The 17-mile trail is strenuous with a 4,800 feet elevation gain, and it is dangerous when wet. The rout...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576212092014-03-02T20:17:59.578-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-02T20:17:59.578-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57621209@www.sltrib.com Sun, 02 Mar 2014 20:17:59 MDT Bill to grow Utah’s autism lottery edging closer to passage http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57592160-78/utah-autism-bill-cover.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/57592160-78/utah-autism-bill-cover.html.csp">Bill to grow Utah’s autism lottery edging closer to passage</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kirsten stewart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-24T21:49:03.33-06:00">Updated Feb 24, 2014 09:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A bill that would make permanent Utah’s experimental autism “lottery” is speeding through the Legislature. The $2 million measure, HB88, would continue the program in perpetuity, providing about 270 autistic children annually access to Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) therapy through Utah’s Medicaid program and a charitable fund fed with private contributions from major employers, such as Zion’s Bank. The bill would also require the insurer for state employees, Public Employee Health Plan (PEHP...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57592160@www.sltrib.com Mon, 24 Feb 2014 21:49:03 MDT