Lottery Industry Bigger Than Movies or Music

February 1, 2011 9:57 pm

Well, this is a classic Did You Know moment: Did You Know that the lottery industry is bigger than either the movie industry, or the music industry? 70 Billion USD in Gross Sales – this is a hidden monster. Other facts:

$38 billion has been awarded in prizes to lottery players
More than $4 billion was paid to retailers for selling lottery products throughout North America.
More than $60 billion has been returned back into the economies of each individual jurisdiction either in prizes, commissions or net profits.

Statistics Source: NASPL

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