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Lotteries

  1. 1. Lotteries<br />Do they have a negative effect on society?<br />By: Alyssa Cirincione<br />
  2. 2. Lotteries are the most widespread form of gambling in the U.S..<br />
  3. 3. History of lotteries<br />
  4. 4. First lottery in 1466, in Belgium<br />Lotteries were used for other things such as paving roads, construction of buildings and churches, raising money for education, etc. <br />
  5. 5. Was banned in late 1800’s, then they were brought back in 1964 in New Hampshire<br />12 states followed, now 37 current countries currently have lotteries<br />
  6. 6. Negative effects<br />
  7. 7. Chances of winning the lotto are 1 in 7.1 million which people forget<br />They drain peoples pockets<br />Studies show “low income players spend a higher proportion of their income on lottery tickets that do players who earn more”<br />
  8. 8. The average income of a lottery player is $29,000<br />Quick draws being placed in bars– people don’t have good judgment when drinking<br />Government tricks the people by doing this to make more money<br />
  9. 9. POSITIVE EFFECTS<br />
  10. 10. Some states use the money made from the lottery for things to benefit their state:<br />Georgia- technology in public schools, programs, scholarships, etc.<br />Pennsylvania- senior citizens<br />Indiana- police and fire departments<br />Kentucky- Vietnam veterans <br />
  11. 11. or.. WINNING!<br />
  12. 12. ADVERTISING<br />
  13. 13. “All you need is a dollar and a DREAM..”<br />“How to go from Washington Boulevard to Easy Street-Play the Illinois State Lottery.”<br />Slogans like this make it seem possible to win the lottery within one time of playing and that you are guaranteed to win<br />
  14. 14. The poor people play the lottery on their unrealistic hopes of winning the lottery; in reality, your financial problems cannot just disappear<br />Advertising is misleading<br />ADVERTISING<br />
  15. 15. ADS SHOW THESE:<br />And at the end of the commercials it says..<br />
  16. 16. Another Reason to play the Lotto..<br />All of these things trick people into thinking that you win very easily<br />THE CHANCES: 1 in 7.1 million<br />
  17. 17. PLAYERS:<br />
  18. 18. “people spend more than they can afford on the lottery in hopes of striking it rich”<br />THE AMERICAN DREAM<br />
  19. 19. With this information, lotteries have a negative effect on society<br />
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