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  • The Poor Tax

    Lansing (Mich.) State Journal finds that while the state lottery was originally pitched as a way to add revenue for education, schools are seeing little increase; people in poor areas of town give disproportionately to the lottery, yet see even less in return.
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    Booth Newspapers analyzes who buys tickets for the state lottery, how the lottery games are marketed, and to what extent lottery sales have benefited education in Michigan, Dec. 18 - 20, 1988.
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    Forbes looks at the tremendous increase in the number of lotteries in the United States; looks at the history, successes, marketing strategies, and proceeds of various state lotteries; finds the lottery business is relatively scandal-free, March 6, 1989.
  • The Oil and Gas Lottery

    KMGH-TV (Denver) reveals how a western states oil and gas lottery is controlled by big oil companies; the companies hire people to bid on leases and then take the leases, 1980.
  • Jackpot

    Philadelphia Magazine article looks at how amateur crooks fixed the Pennsylvania lottery and won $1 million; legal system worked out a deal in private to settle the case with least amount of embarrassment for state, March 1981.
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    Erie (Pa.) Morning News series investigates a drawing of the Pennsylvania lottery that some suspect was rigged.