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The Illinois Lottery is now selling tickets online. (Photo credit: myillinoislottery.com)

Online Lottery Sales Begin, But Some Worried About Privacy

Illinois is making gambling history. Good or bad, depending on how you feel about playing the Lottery, we now can buy tickets with a few clicks of a mouse. That means no more waiting in line at a convenience store. CBS 2’s Marissa Bailey has more details on a surprise Lottery players might get by deciding to go buy their tickets online.

CBS 2–03/26/2012

Illinois Lottery Register (Tim Boyle/ Getty Images)

Hundreds Buy Lottery Tickets Online On First Day Of Internet Sales

Illinois became a pioneer Sunday as the first state in the country to offer them online.

CBS Chicago–03/25/2012

Illinois Lottery (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Online Lottery Sales Could Hurt Convenience Stores

Illinois convenience stores are bracing for a financial hit as sales of Illinois lottery tickets are set to go online later this year.

CBS Chicago–01/16/2012

Bruce and Myrna Newman tried to sell their BMW convertible online, but the $34,000 check they were given they got for it turned out to be fake. Luckily, authorities tracked the car to a Mount Prospect dealership, where it had been put up for sale. (Credit: CBS)

Car Sellers Should Be Wary Of Online Scams

A suburban couple says they gave up the keys to their convertible BMW and were left holding a fake check for 34-thousand-dollars. CBS 2’s Mai Martinez has their story and tips to protect you from falling for the same scam.

CBS 2–06/21/2011

Puppy Mill Dog

Durbin Introduces Bill To Regulate Online Puppy Sales

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) has introduced a bill which would require all breeders that sell more than 50 dogs a year to be licensed and to undergo inspections to ensure dogs are receiving proper care.

04/02/2011

Shop It To Me

Online Shopping Deals For Each Day Of The Week

CHICAGO (CBS) – Before you grab your credit card and sit in front of the computer for some online shopping, make sure you check the calendar. As CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, the day […]

CBS 2–10/06/2010