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Lottery Tickets Sales Hitting Record Numbers

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While it's possible to make the argument that there are worse ways to waste your money than playing the lottery, there's no denying that money spent on lottery tickets is almost always wasted. So why, at a time when the financial woes of the middle class are readily apparent, is it that at least two dozen states are selling lottery tickets in record numbers?

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