The Surprising Historical Significance of Fortune-Telling
The possible futures predicted by fortune-telling happen just often enough to tantalize, preying on our deepest aspirations of catching a "big break."
Jackpot: For Colonial Slaves, Playing the Lottery Was a Chance at Freedom
Complaints that the lottery is a regressive tax on the poor have been around since the beginning of the lottery in America.
Who Buys Lottery Tickets?
Buying lottery tickets is a desperate measure when you are poor.
Who Wins When Gambling is Legal?
Is expanding the role of legal gambling in the U.S. wise?