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Hitting the Jackpot

Lives of Lottery Millionaires

by Pasi Falk

  • 200 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Berg Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Sociology - Social Theory,
  • Gambling (Social Aspects),
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Finland,
  • Gambling - Lotteries,
  • Games / Gambling / Lotteries,
  • Sociology - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8623273M
    ISBN 10185973300X
    ISBN 109781859733004

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    Hitting a Jackpot If you’ve never been fortunate enough to win a handpay or jackpot, you may be wondering what actually happens after you win. This article explains the process from a United States perspective, though many of the same elements are common in other territories.   Either way, winning a lottery jackpot can be perceived as a sort of laboratory experiment that reveals what happens when it suddenly becomes possible to make 'all' one's dreams come ing with people's personal aspirations and hopes of winning, this engrossing book discusses the 'fates' of lottery millionaires and, more broadly, what Author: Pasi Falk.

    How it happened is the subject of Brett Duval Fromson's Hitting the Jackpot. The culmination of a three-year investigation, Fromson uncovers a labyrinthine tale of legal maneuverings, back-room political dealings, and ethnic reinvention. Fromson details the step-by-step process by which today's Pequots gained tribal recognition, hired top. Get this from a library! Hitting the jackpot: the inside story of the richest Indian tribe in history. [Brett Duval Fromson; Milt Moore; Mashantucket Pequot Tribe of Connecticut.] -- "In , the first Puritans migrated from Massachusetts Bay to the Colony of Connecticut. By , Puritan settlers in Connecticut were at war with the Pequot Indian tribe.


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In his book, Hitting the Jackpot--the Inside Story of the Richest Indian Tribe in History (Atlantic Monthly Press), Fromson describes how the Mashantucket Pequots evolved from a single descendant-- Eliza George, a frail old woman who lived alone on the remnants of a tiny reservation in Ledyard, Connecticut--into a sovereign tribe that had the Cited by: 5.

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Fromson talked about his book, [Hitting the Jackpot: The Inside Story of the Richest Indian Tribe in History], published by Atlantic Monthly Press. The book tells the story of the Pequot Indian. Hitting the Lottery Jackpot is a timely critique of the economic and social costs of state reliance on lotteries to generate public revenues.

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With these people hitting the jackpot, this then created a new rank called `new money'. Inthe first Puritans migrated from Massachusetts Bay to the Colony of Connecticut. ByPuritan settlers in Connecticut were at war with the Pequot Indian tribe. In retaliation for a Pequot raid, Captain John Mason led an assembled militia of English and Indian allies in a pre-dawn attack on a Pequot fort that left over four hundred Pequots dead.

JACKPOT is the second book by Nic Stone that Ive really enjoyed. She has a way of making you exist in her fictional world and get completely wrapped up her characters. This is book brimming with diversity, the have and have-nots and coming-of-age. I didnt know what to expect going into this read, I knew there was a lottery ticket and a young woman/5.

This book provides a uniquely revealing window through which to examine how personal behaviour, patterns of consumption and relationships withstand or succumb to the pressures of a pivotal, purportedly felicitous, life event. One widespread belief is that hitting the jackpot kick-starts a downward spiral, and that winners end up isolated.

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