Web Lotto: It Ain't Pretty

Those online jackpots sites are so lame, they ought to be paying you to visit

Say what you want about the struggles of Internet advertising: Smart marketers know that for a buck, a Web surfer will sit, beg, and bark like a dog. So site operators have figured out that if they offer giveaways, contests, and games of chance--in short, a shot at a lot more than a buck--you'll sit still long enough to view lots of ads. Then they'll have lots of business.

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