A Cultural Gamble: The Pros and Cons of Native American Gaming
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•All 13 of the original colonies used gambling in the form of lotteries in order to raise revenue. •Gambling in the form of lotteries assisted in the establishment of major universities in the United States, including Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Dartmouth, Princeton and William and Mary as well as funded much of the Revolutionary War. •Lotteries were also used in order to fund churches and libraries. •Traditional Indian gaming for the sake of ritual has been practiced for centuries.