Selling Hope: State Lotteries in America
Harvard University Press, 1991 - Business & Economics - 323 pages
With huge jackpots and heartwarming rags-to-riches stories, the lottery has become the hope and dream of millions of Americans--and the fastest-growing source of state revenue. Despite its popularity, there remains much controversy over whether this is an appropriate business for state government and, if so, how the business should be conducted.
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