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Should Lotto be pushing for higher sales in hard economic times?

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'We were too shocked to celebrate. I just had a beer and went to bed, but neither of us slept a wink.' - $8.4 million winner. Photo / NZ Herald
'We were too shocked to celebrate. I just had a beer and went to bed, but neither of us slept a wink.' - $8.4 million winner. Photo / NZ Herald

Huge jackpots lured New Zealanders into spending a record $926 million on Lotto, Instant Kiwi and other lotteries in the last year - and the Lotteries Commission wants to boost sales further.

But the Problem Gambling Foundation says it is not socially responsible for the state-owned commission to aim for growth in gambling during tough economic times.

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- NZ Herald

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