Americans commit much more on the lottery than on …

How a lot do Individuals adore enjoying the lottery?

A lot more than they love songs, movies, textbooks, video video games and athletics groups – merged.

At minimum which is what the shelling out figures indicate.

Very last calendar year Us citizens spent a total of $ 70.fifteen billion on lottery tickets, in accordance to the North American Association of Point out and Provincial Lotteries.

That tops the $ 62.seven billion expended on all of people diverse types of leisure and amusement, according to most recent revenue figures.

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CNNMoney (New York) February eleven, 2015: 2:forty six PM ET

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