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Resource ID: #19433
Subject: Lotteries
Source: Chicago Reporter
Date: October 2002



In a two-part study of the Illinois State Lottery by The Chicago Reporter, an analysis of their records since 1977 shows that predominantly African American or Latino, low-income Chicago communities have generated the highest lottery sales in the state. In addition, residents in these communities have spent a higher proportion of their incomes on the lottery than people in more affluent areas.

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