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Lottery sales decline in the US

Mark Fletcher
December 29th, 2008 · 1 Comment

Lottery sales in the US declined 2% in the third quarter of 2008 on a same store year on year comparison according to La Fleur’s magazine, which tracks the lottery business.  This is significant because historically lottery sales in the US have been recession-proof.

The Wall Street Journal has the original story but you need a password to access that so go to Recent Poker for a report you can access without a password.

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Category: Lotteries

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  • 1 Michael // Dec 29, 2008 at 4:51 PM

    I hope it doesn’t have an effect on us here, it pays for my rent basically.

    I was told by an American customer (who loves our games) that the games are different in a way that escapes me (tip of my tongue), that makes it harder to win. This might be a factor in their decline?

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