A reminder about who plays the lottery

The poorest and most economically distressed counties have the highest lottery ticket sales per adult. This has been a consistent finding.

It is worth bearing in mind as the House seeks to fund teacher raises through lottery funds.


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Our Agenda 2014 policy guide includes a discussion and recommendations concerning the future of the state lottery.

Jon Sanders / Research Editor and Senior Fellow, Regulatory Studies

Jon Sanders studies regulatory policy, a veritable kudzu of invasive government and unintended consequences. As director of regulatory studies at the John Locke Foundation, Jo...