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Answered 2010-02-21 22:03:48

The lottery was actually invented in the streets and was classified as "illegal gambling", but then the government saw this as a "cash cow" and created the lottery, scratch off tickets, mega millions, etc..etc.. The lottery was invented in the ghettos of America (mostly new york) and then the government stole it and made "street numbers" illegal.

God created the lottery to be just an fair in the division of land property goods or money! the lottery goes back to the dawn of man!

Lot; One's fortune in life, fate. Something that befalls one because of or as if because of determination by lot!Lot or Lut; In The Bible, Abraham's nephew, whose wife was turned into a pillar of salt when she looked back as they fled Sodom.Leviticus 16:10, But the goat chosen by lot as the scapegoat shall be presented alive before the LORD to be used for making atonement by sending it into the desert as a scapegoat.In Greece and Rome a bag full of black rocks with one white rock called choosing stones were used!Look up lot or lottery here at ask.com change the wording of your search here and there and you will find references to lottery that go back 6, 7, 8 thousand years!

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