Odds Are Against This Lottery

THE PLANNED NATIONAL Indian Lottery is having trouble going national. Minnesota Attorney General Hubert Humphrey III has told AT&T, MCI, and Sprint they may not offer this phone-in lottery in his state. All three say they will comply. Several other states intend to follow his example. In Congress, Representative Robert Torricelli (D-N.J.) is out to thwart the enterprise, questioning the legality of transmitting gambling information interstate.

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