A documentary film series exposing the truth behind state lotteries
The Lottery: A Tax on the Poor?
For many Americans working minimum wage jobs, the only way they can see to get ahead is to play the lottery. Since lotteries overwhelmingly impact those who can least afford it, they are often called a "regressive tax," or in more common terms, "a poor tax."
Adam Carolla - Comedian, Actor
Bryce Covert - Journalist
Ross Rubenstein - Professor, Syracuse University
Michael Medved - Author, Radio Host
Taylor Branch - Historian
Matthew Vaz - Professor, CCNY
Les Bernal - Executive Director, Stop Predatory Gambling