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States Consider Sale of Lottery Businesses

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States Consider Sale of Lottery Businesses

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States Consider Sale of Lottery Businesses

States Consider Sale of Lottery Businesses

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The New York Times reports that the governor of Illinois wants to sell the state lottery to investors, a sale that could raise as much as $10 billion. Indiana is taking bids for its lottery later this month. Critics worry that privately held lotteries will be more heavily marketed than state-run operations.