Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The Lottery

Bourree Lam, writing in The Atlantic, on what becomes of lottery winners.

I have not yet bought a PowerBall ticket. Have you?


Steve Layman said...

You bet. The fantasy value alone is well worth the $2.00 investment. S

Michael Wade said...


I think you hit the secret on the head.

Lotteries are in the fantasy business.

I may get a ticket this afternoon. Somehow it is more appealing because the fantasy is greatest when the odds of winning are at their lowest.