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American Sweepstakes: How One Small State Bucked the Church, the Feds, and the Mob to Usher in the Lottery Age
American Sweepstakes How One Small State Bucked the Church the Feds and the Mob to Usher in the Lottery Age
Author: Kevin Flynn
By 1963 public lotteries?a time-honored if tarnished method of raising revenue for everything from the Roman roads to Washington?s Continental Army?had been outlawed in the United States for seventy years. The only legal gambling in America was found in Nevada, where mob involvement had at first been an open secret, and then revealed as no secre...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781611687026
ISBN-10: 1611687020
Publication Date: 10/6/2015
Pages: 272
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Publisher: ForeEdge
Book Type: Hardcover
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