How much money do Americans spend on lottery tickets?

2019-09-03T12:05:59-04:00

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, people ages 65 to 74 spent the most on lottery tickets and pari-mutuels (betting pools), spending an average of $132.43 from the third quarter of 2017 to the second quarter of 2018. This is almost twice as much, or even more, than the amount spent by any [...]