The record Powerball jackpot is only the latest trick by states addicted to gambling revenues to lure nongamblers. Online gaming is also on the horizon, with the first legal website for games of chance now running in Nevada.
the Monitor's Editorial Board /
May 17, 2013
When the 43-state Powerball lottery jackpot hit a record at $600 million Friday, many Americans who would otherwise not gamble rushed out to buy the $2 tickets. “Just on the off-chance,” many probably said.