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Resource ID: #14304
Subject: Gambling
Source: Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pa.)
Date: August 24 - 26, 1997



The series provide an in-depth look at a world recognized but few understood -- the 25-year-old, billion-dollar business of the state lottery. A detailed analysis of statewide spending patterns showed that the poor spent a disproportionate amount of their income on the lottery. Because of a change in one game's odds, and industry trends, the number of people who won a million dollars or more had sharply decreased.

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