Definitions for "Lottery"
A scheme for the distribution of prizes by lot or chance; esp., a gaming scheme in which one or more tickets bearing particular numbers draw prizes, and the rest of the tickets are blanks.
An affair of chance.
Plan that awards a prize on the basis of chance and requires consideration to enter. It becomes a legal sweepstakes or game when consideration is removed, or a contest when chance is eliminated.
n.: A tax on people who are bad at math.
a bad bet for our state because it forces the state to become a bookie
a bad bet for our state because it is an unpredictable source of state revenue
an overseas company that has been emailing random addresses promoting the scam
a random selection process by which applicants are admitted to the charter school
a random, selective form of denial
Lottery was the winner of the 1839 Grand National Steeplechase at Aintree, near Liverpool, England. Often stated as the first running of this famous race as it was the first to truly attract National interest in the United Kingdom. It was actually recorded by the press of the time as the fourth running but the previous three races failed to capture the imagination and were quickly forgotten.
Keywords:  salutary, instrument
a salutary instrument and a
A method authorized by Congress which was designed to provide an alternative to competitive hearings for allocating airwave spectrum space to competing applicants in various services; for example, wireless telecommunications, television, radio, etc.
Keywords:  inefficient, stupid, raise, way, money
a stupid, inefficient way to raise money
Keywords:  allotted, thing
Allotment; thing allotted.
Keywords:  kids, sure, teachers, teach, learn
a means to an end -- a good end, and it has to help the kids who need it to make sure the class sizes are manageable so teachers can teach and kids can learn
Keywords:  pit, easy, team, fall, once
a pit and once a team fall into it it's not easy to get out of it
a set of possible outcomes each with a separate probability of occurrence
Keywords:  think, city, well, doing, business
a business, I think the only business that can do very well with the city also doing well
Keywords:  popular, form
a popular form