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Response to Reader Rabbit (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 7, 2012, 11:55 AM

3. A lot of non-poor buy lottery tickets.

Often when the pot gets big enough, groups of coworkers will all buy tickets as a pool. If any one wins, they split the pot. That improves the odds of winning for everyone in the group.

Which is why you often hear about a group of coworkers winning the lottery.

Usually these folks aren't what is generally meant by "poor" although they aren't rich either. (Some make enough they would be derided as "rich" by some posters on DU though.)

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