Gambling Goes Legit
To the Editors:
Re your article on legitimized gambling [Dec. 6] and specifically state lotteries: the inefficiency of revenue collection is horrendous and the odds for winning are unconscionable. But the worst thing is that this is regressive taxation in its most vicious form.
Every "ticket to a dream" is bought by people unaware that they are paying an unduly heavy price and an unfairly large share of communal needs.
For over 30 years I have gambled on everything from a pin to an elephant and have never won...