Do New Lottery Games Stimulate Retail Activity? Evidence from West Virginia Counties

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Skidmore, Mark; Serkan Tosun, Mehmet;
  • Subject: Financial Economics, Productivity Analysis,
    acm: GeneralLiterature_MISCELLANEOUS

In this study we examine the impact of lottery sales and the introduction of new lottery games on the retail activity using panel data on all West Virginia counties over the 1987-2001 period. We find that the introduction of video lottery spurred retail activity in thos... View more
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