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Hitting the Lottery Jackpot: State Governments and the Taxing of Dreams

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When thirteen machine shop workers from Ohio won a $295.7 million lotto jackpot, the largest ever, it made headlines. But the real story is that the lottery is a losing proposition for the vast majority who play it. Hitting the Lottery Jackpot provides the hard truth to the questions everybody asks: What are my chances of winning? Doesn't the money go to education? Isn't it harmless? This concise book explains who really profits from lotteries-advertising agencies, TV stations, and ticket vendors-and that shows only ...

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Hitting the Lottery Jackpot: State Governments and the Taxing of Dreams
2000, Monthly Review Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781583670132

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Hitting the Lottery Jackpot: State Governments and the Taxing of Dreams
1999, Monthly Review Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9781583670149

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