Essay on Lottery Should Be Replace The Casino System

1565 Words Dec 3rd, 2015 null Page
Have you ever wanted the chance to win millions upon millions of dollars by buying one single ticket? All of your dreams could come true when you play the lottery. When you play the lottery you have the possibility to change not only your life, but the people 's lives around you. However what do you do when the state that you reside in does not have a lottery system? Welcome to the state of Mississippi where the casino system reigns supreme, and a statewide lottery system is for the most part an afterthought. Many people in the state of Mississippi say that the lottery is a waste of money and that our state already has a casino system, but the lottery should be replace the casino system in the state of Mississippi because the winners can do good with their winnings and change not only their lives but other people 's life, and the lottery opens a door for scholarship opportunities that can help young people take a step forward in the beginning of their young adult life. State lotteries create multiple scholarships in a time where college is very expensive, and many people cannot afford to pay for college just like it is an item off the dollar menu. “In Arkansas alone since 2009 more than thirty thousand challenge scholarships have been awarded.”(Brosuis 1) This proves that the lottery is helping many young people in Arkansas go to college and pursue their dreams. In Tennessee in the year two thousand and eleven over two hundred million dollars was given to the state…

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