Down, but definitely not out, lotteries weather the recession ... mostly

McQueen, Patricia A.
October 2009
Casino Journal;Oct2009, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p10
Trade Publication
The article reports on the condition of lottery sales in the U.S. amidst the global financial crisis. It mentions the marginal overall lottery sales in the country and cites that it yielded a total sales worth 61.8 billion U.S. dollars, which is 0.4% lower than 62.1 billion U.S. dollars in 2008. It highlights the lotteries that have suffered economic challenges, particularly Hoosier Lottery. Moreover, the efforts of these lotteries to recover their sales are also noted.


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