Mifal Hapayis Lottery and Toto Sports Betting Profits Rose, but the Rate of Contribution to the Community Actually Dropped / Or Kashti, Haaretz 6/5/2016 (Hebrew)

The volume of the legal gambling market has nearly doubled in eight years, but the percentage of profit going back into the community has steadily decreased. Conversely, the average wage at the Mifal Hapayis lottery has risen 30% since 2008. This week, the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute published the findings of an exploratory research on compulsive gamblers, conducted by Avraham Tomer as part of his studies at the School of Public Policy at the Hebrew University.

 

For the article (in Hebrew) see: http://www.haaretz.co.il/news/education/1.2935934