May 14, 2018

Who Invented the Scratch Ticket?

by Every Little Thing


Episode Notes

Plus, a look at lottery history, and your strangest raffle winnings.

Guests: Jonathan Cohen, lottery historian; John Koza, co-founder of Scientific Games.

Special thanks to Kevin Flynn, author of American Sweepstakes, and to callers John Henry, D., Lisa and Megan.

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