Texas Lottery

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2013

    Who Stands to Benefit From the Prop 6 Water Infrastructure Fund Run By Gov. Rick Perry's Loyalists?

    Texans are set to decide whether to ratify a constitutional amendment creating a $2 billion water infrastructure fund, billed as the answer to a growing and drought-vulnerable state. It'll finance new dams, reservoirs, desalinization plants and the development of new groundwater supplies. As we sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    The State Legislature Just Killed the Texas Lottery Commission (UPDATED)

    The House just voted 64-82 against reauthorizing the Texas Lottery Commission.— Dave Montgomery (@daveymontgomery) April 23, 2013 Big news coming out of the Texas House this afternoon. Lawmakers there were considering HB 2197, which would tweak the structure of the Texas Lottery Commission. M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    There's a New Push to Legalize Gambling In Texas. It Too Will Fail.

    For a dozen years, John Montford was a powerful force in the Texas Senate. He subsequently did a stint as chancellor of the Texas Tech University System before moving on to the private sector, where he served as an executive at AT&T and GM. Now, he's found himself a new role as the public face of th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    May 12, 2011
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    In Austin, a Lawsuit Over "The Future of Bingo"

    ​Courthouse News has the suit filed in Austin federal court: More than a dozen veterans and fraternal organizations, including VFW Texas and Dallas-based Amvets Dept. of Texas, Inc., are suing the Texas Lottery Commission and its commissioners over "the future of bingo." Which is to say: Each of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2009

    Camp Cowboys Top 10 Observations: Day 6

    Scouting assistant Rich Behm and his view of training camp.​10. Sounds to me like Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones is leaning against rebuilding the indoor practice facility that collapsed May 2, leaving special teams coach Joe DeCamillis with a broken back, scouting assistant Rich Behm par ... More >>

  • News

    January 1, 2009

    Buzz Reviews the News of 2008: Yes. It Was All Bad.

    Sex clubs in the 'burbs, teacher layoffs in the district, black holes in the commissioners court—Buzz makes perfect sense of 2008

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2008

    "Hollywood" Henderson Is Still Clean

    Jeff Pearlman's book ain't got nothing on Thomas "Hollywood" Henderson's 1987 autobiography Out of Control: Confessions of an NFL Casualty, in which he detailed how, during Super Bowl XIII, he kept that infamous inhaler of liquefied cocaine stashed in his uniform. But much has changed since Tom Land ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2008

    A Night With Lady Day

    Big or small, whatever show she’s in, M. Denise Lee manages to make it feel like an event. The Dallas theater and cabaret star is known as one of the area’s top “divas,” but only because she can belt a song like nobody’s business. There’s nothing diva-esque about Lee’s personality (hum ... More >>

  • News

    October 13, 2005

    Truth be told

    Hey Harriet, We have a few questions for you

  • News

    August 11, 2005

    Told Ya So

    Plus: Funny Girls

  • News

    June 2, 2005

    Number Crunched

    Self-Appointed lottery watchdog Dawn Nettles keeps her eye on the balls-and has some, too.

  • Best of Dallas

    October 14, 2004

    Best Actor

    Halim Jabbour

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    Sob Story

    Buzz sheds a tear for 2003

  • News

    May 15, 2003

    Public Disinterest

    So is media consolidation a bad thing?

  • Calendar

    September 26, 2002

    Fair Fare

    The State Fair of Texas offers delights from corn dogs to corn-fed cattle

  • News

    January 25, 2001

    That's a Rap

    Former employees of The Studios at Las Colinas say their ex-boss fudged facts

  • News

    December 28, 2000


    Buzz hacks through the past in search of the cool cats and fools of the year that was

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Unlucky strike

    Less than two years after Billie Bob Harrell Jr. took the $31 million lottery jackpot, he took his own life

  • News

    February 18, 1999

    Lights,Camera, No Action

    Austin is now the undisputed movie capital of Texas, but Dallas filmmakers insist there's no reason to panic

  • News

    February 4, 1999
  • Music

    September 10, 1998

    Corporate rock sucks

    Or: Bobgoblin and Centro-matic prove why you should never sign to a record label, big or small

  • News

    April 30, 1998
  • News

    October 3, 1996

    Last in the Class

    Why nobody will erase the board at Wilmer-Hutchins, the worst-run school district in Texas