TITLE

State Lottery

AUTHOR(S)
Marshall, Eliot
PUB. DATE
June 1978
SOURCE
New Republic;6/24/78, Vol. 178 Issue 25, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of the gambling industry in the U.S. There are now 15 states in the country that run lotteries but the federal government discourages the business. The jurisdiction of the Federal Trade Commission is limited to private enterprises so it cannot intervene in the lottery business in various states. In order to control gambling it should be made a state-controlled monopoly.
ACCESSION #
17873763

 

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