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China’s lottery bet paying off

China lottery ticket sales rise 19 per cent in the first half with the recently concluded World Cup driving demand for sports lottery tickets Asia homepage

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Inequality And The Genetic Lottery: 2 Views

By Cam Hui: The topic of inequality has been in the news in the wake of President Obama’s State of the Union speech, which focused on that very issue. I refer readers to my previous post on this subject (see … Continue reading

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Lottery companies cash in as China raises bet on punters

By Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) – Every day during his lunch break, Chinese businessman Shen Bin buys three lottery tickets for about 33 cents apiece and then watches to see if his chosen numbers flash across television screens suspended … Continue reading

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U.S. holds visa lottery for 85,000 skilled workers

By Sarah McBride WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. visa program ran a lottery on Sunday to award 85,000 slots for high-skilled workers just one week after the application period opened, the Citizenship and Immigration Service said, signaling companies feel confident … Continue reading

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Three Free Lottery Tickets Attached To Stellar Balance Sheets

By Devon Shire: Warren Buffett has called the lottery a “tax on stupidity”. That might be a bit harsh, but I generally agree with him. However, while I don’t spend any money buying lottery tickets, I do really enjoy it … Continue reading

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China’s lottery boom sparks social fears

China’s state-run lotteries are thriving with $ 40bn sales but authorities are accused of doing little to combat social ills that have grown alongside it Financial Times – Asia homepage

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Mega Millions lottery winner has not claimed prize – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Mega Millions lottery winner has not claimed prizeTelegraph.co.ukOne of three winners of the biggest lottery draw in history has yet to come forward to claim their life-changing, multi-million dollar prize. By Rosa Prince, New York The mystery jackpot winner, … Continue reading

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3 Win World’s Largest Lottery – Voice of America

USA TODAY 3 Win World's Largest LotteryVoice of AmericaMarch 31, 2012 3 Win World's Largest Lottery Jeff Seldin The rush to buy tickets for what US officials say is the world's largest lottery jackpot is about to pay off. Mega … Continue reading

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Three winners of record $656 mln US lottery jackpot – Reuters

CTV.ca Three winners of record $ 656 mln US lottery jackpotReuters(Adds comment from Illinois lottery superintendent, details of Maryland 7-Eleven) By David Beasley ATLANTA, March 31 (Reuters) – Three winners who could share a $ 656 million windfall from the … Continue reading

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Three winners in record $656 million US lottery – Reuters

NEWS.com.au Three winners in record $ 656 million US lotteryReutersBy David Beasley | ATLANTA (Reuters) – Three winners who could share a $ 656 million windfall from the largest lottery jackpot in US history bought their lucky tickets at a … Continue reading

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