Campus News

Risky business

In an article about how the Tennessee and Georgia lotteries tend to compete for cross-the-border lotto players’ business, Lottery Post quoted Douglas E. Bachtel, professor of housing and consumer economics, who said that the success of Georgia’s lottery can be traced to its high poverty rate and low average educational attainment level. “There aren’t people in Brooks Brothers suits holding briefcases standing in line for tickets,” he said.