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The Demand for Wagering on State-Operated Lotto Games

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  • Gulley, O. David
  • Scott, Frank A. Jr.

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Studies data to estimate demand functions for state-operated lottery games. Evaluates the extent to which state lottery agencies have structured their lotto games so as to maximize tax revenues.

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  • Gulley, O. David & Scott, Frank A. Jr., 1993. "The Demand for Wagering on State-Operated Lotto Games," National Tax Journal, National Tax Association;National Tax Journal, vol. 46(1), pages 13-22, March.
  • Handle: RePEc:ntj:journl:v:46:y:1993:i:1:p:13-22
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