The case against the national lottery by Jubilee policy group

By JubileeCentre 28 Jan 1993

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Raising extra monies for good causes is clearly a laudable goal. However, enthusiastic claims of large amounts of money painlessly raised have too often over-estimated the benefits and under-estimated the costs. This report draws on a range of secondary sources to provide a summary of the arguments surrounding the introduction of a national lottery and highlights their ethical implications.

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