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Poll: 58% of N.C. residents tried lottery
Survey finds N.C. play similar to national average; no increase in gambling addiction seen
Even in Bible-Belt North Carolina, a majority of Tar Heel adults have played the state lottery, according to a study released Tuesday.
Fifty-eight percent of North Carolina adults have played the lottery since it was created three years ago, said the first poll conducted for the N.C. Education Lottery Commission.
North Carolina's rate of lottery play is similar to the national average, even though ...
Mar 25, 2009, 1:42 am - Lottery News forum
Lottery CEO fired one day after poll
fThe president of the B.C. Lottery Corporation was fired one day after an internal poll last May showed public trust in the corporation had plummeted in the wake of a warning by the province's Ombudsman of possible fraud by some retailers.
However, another poll taken a month later showed tfhe removal of BCLC president and CEO Vic Poleschuk had done little to restore public confidence, and public estimates of ongoing retailer theft had barely changed.
The first internal poll, dated May 31, ...
Oct 16, 2007, 7:50 am - Lottery News forum
Iowans Want TouchPlay Video Lottery Machines
A new poll shows most Iowans favor keeping the Lottery's TouchPlay machines.A Des Moines Register Iowa poll shows 41 percent of adults want lawmakers to remove the TouchPlay machines, which closely resemble slot machines, from the 2,600 locations around the state that currently have them.But 26 percent favor making more machines available as long as rules against use by minors are followed.Another 27 percent would permit the TouchPlay games already in place, but prohibit installation of more mac ...
Jan 30, 2006, 8:06 am - Lottery News forum
Poll: Most Baptists Oppose N.C. Lottery
More than half the respondents to a Baptist web poll want any North Caolina lottery proposal killed in the state legislature.Responding to a question asking how they would urge their legislators to respond to a proposal for a state-operated lottery in North Carolina, 56 percent of respondents to the poll at www.northcarolinabaptists.org said they want lawmakers to kill a lottery by vote in the legislature.Another 42 percent of respondents would have their representatives in state government prov ...
Mar 25, 2005, 10:56 am - Lottery News forum
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