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The integrity of modern lotteries

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Posted: September 6, 2004, 10:33 pm - IP Logged

Modern Lotteries Have Been Essentially Free of Scandals. Early lotteries were plagued by corruption and scandals. To protect the integrity of the games, lotteries have adopted many safeguards to protect against corruption and fraud. The lottery industry has experienced very few scandals in the more than 30 years of state-administered lotteries in North America.The integrity of the lottery is one of the appeals of lottery gaming.

http://www.library.ca.gov/CRB/97/03/Chapt3.html

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    Posted: September 7, 2004, 7:14 pm - IP Logged

      Unfortunately, with the implementation of computer-based draws, the integrity of the lottery will soon be questioned.

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      Posted: September 7, 2004, 7:46 pm - IP Logged

      amen.

       

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        Posted: September 7, 2004, 8:06 pm - IP Logged

        modern lotteries haven't ben plauged by scandals?  do explain because there has been controversy, such as two people arguing over a winning ticket (which has happened countless times in the past year.), as well as questioning the randomness of drawings, low payouts, kickbacks, incredibly large bonuses for lottery employees, especially those in charge of the lotteries, machines printing out numbers that the player cannot read, and NOT paying out on them regardless of that fact that the player cannot read the numbers, advertising designed to increase sales, as well as compulsive gamblers, and lastly, placing machines in low-income neighborhoods.

         

        whoever says that modern-day lotteries aren't plauged by scandals needs a swift kick in the rear end.

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          Posted: September 7, 2004, 8:09 pm - IP Logged

          also, the article is outdated.

          I've redone my website.  Go to www.dr-ew.com.  I kept a lot of the old stuff, and I've added some new stuff.  Look for more new stuff in the coming weeks.


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            Posted: September 7, 2004, 8:10 pm - IP Logged

            EW:

            Low payouts = NY Lotto 6/59.

            You left out annuity-only prizes (still a problem in Mass & NY).

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              Posted: September 7, 2004, 9:04 pm - IP Logged

              CASH:

              I don't think those are exactly scandals, but I guess it may be a matter of interpretations.

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                Posted: September 8, 2004, 4:37 pm - IP Logged

                EW:

                To me, it's corruption.

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                  Posted: September 10, 2004, 1:07 am - IP Logged

                  Whatever you say.

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                    Posted: September 10, 2004, 5:15 am - IP Logged

                    I'm of the opinion today's lotteries are free from scandal when it comes to the conduct of the lottery itself regardless of what happens elsewhere in the system. The corruption, bonuses, and other scandals can and will prdvent or deflect lottery profits reaching their intended goal, but, to the player, the conduct of the game must remain without a hint of tinkering and/or corruption.

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                      Posted: October 11, 2004, 1:29 am - IP Logged
                      Quote: Originally posted by johnph77 on September 10, 2004



                      I'm of the opinion today's lotteries are free from scandal when it comes to the conduct of the lottery itself regardless of what happens elsewhere in the system. The corruption, bonuses, and other scandals can and will prdvent or deflect lottery profits reaching their intended goal, but, to the player, the conduct of the game must remain without a hint of tinkering and/or corruption.

                      gl

                      john




                      take a good look at the articles on the colorado lottery, rebecca paul, and the new york lottery.

                      I've redone my website.  Go to www.dr-ew.com.  I kept a lot of the old stuff, and I've added some new stuff.  Look for more new stuff in the coming weeks.