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Duke Students Launch World’s First Free Mobile Lottery

Little effort. Free cash. That’s the promise of a new mobile app called Lotto 23 launched April 10 by a pair of Duke University juniors. Brandon Sassouni and Zachary Poddela (along with Sassouni’s childhood friend in New York, Arieh Movtady) believe they’re the first in the world to create a mobile lottery that doesn’t require the oversight of government. Its potential could be industry-changing—U.S. lottery ticket sales topped $78 billion in 2012 and more than 57 percent of the population bought at least one ticket. Globally, at least 100 countries have publicly-operated lotteries. Sassouni and Poddela figure if people...

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