Connecticut Lottery reports smooth start to long-awaited online gambling. Yes, people are betting on Russian table tennis.

Connecticut’s initial move into online gambling brought in more than $60,000 in bets the first two days and the new system, including financial transactions, worked well, Lottery officials said.

Massachusetts State Lottery winner: Victor Van of Haverhill plans to spend his $1 million Powerball prize on education, mortgage

Victor Van of Haverhill is the second $1 million prize winner from Massachusetts in the Oct. 4 Powerball drawing that featured a $699.8 million jackpot. He plans to put his winnings toward his ...