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A Closer Look (Gambling: Powerball Lottery) #181377

ABC Evening News for Monday, Jul 27, 1998
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Greenwich, Connecticut: Bob Jamieson) The frenzy over powerball lottery examined; scenes shown of people in line to buy tickets in several states. [Four ticket BUYERS - explain what they will do when they win.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) The odds on winning the lottery detailed.

(Washington: Lisa Stark) The importance of Powerball money to the states examined; examples cited of how states spending the lottery income. [DC lottery director Tony COOPER, Wisconsin lottery Don WALSH - talk about lottery proceeds.] [Ticket BUYER - comments.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) What becomes of the lottery winners reported; case of several winners reviewed.

Jamieson, Bob;
Jennings, Peter;
Stark, Lisa

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