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?

2 Comments:

At 9:04 AM, Blogger Steve Layman said...

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

 
At 9:46 AM, Blogger Michael Wade said...

Steve,

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.

Michael

 

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