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Lotteries Not only as a Form of Gambling

As members of a more loose-knit society, Americans were accustomed to smaller ventures devised to support purposes more concrete than the great and glorious American cause. It is no wonder that in the late 1770s, ticket sales slowed markedly and sponsors repeatedly delayed drawings. Other contests promoted by states or private parties to defray military […]

The Sucker Bet

A sucker bet is so-called for the fact that while it appears impossible for the person who proposes it to win, it is in fact impossible for him to lose. Many people consider these wagers to be out-and-out larceny. Those with the ability to chuckle at themselves will usually not take it so seriously, at […]

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