A race to keep up – or to the bottom? Lottery bets big on $50 scratch ticket, online games.

State is hooked on lottery funds that come disproportionately from lower-income residents

MARCH WAS “Problem Gambling Awareness Month” in Massachusetts, but for those in charge of the state lottery the gambling problem coming into the new year was that people weren’t doing enough of it.  The lottery was seeing flat or declining sales in many of its games during the last half of 2022, which represented the(...)

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