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State Lotteries / Gambling Addiction #876738

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 31, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) National Council on Problem Gambling statistics on Americans addicted to gambling cited.

(Austin, Texas: Armen Keteyian) CBS News investigation into gambling and addiction in state-run lotteries examined. [Texas state representative Garnet COLEMAN†- says the state is responsible for hooking the people on gambling.] [National Council on Problem Gambling Keith WHYTE†- says lives get destroyed.] [Lottery addicts "Bill O.", "Mark L"; Texas lottery spokesman Bobby HEITH†- comment on the gambling problem.] How little money from the lottery revenue is spent on prevention and treatment services noted.

Couric, Katie;
Keteyian, Armen

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