Srivastava had been hooked by a different sort of lure—that spooky voice, whispering to him about a flaw in the game.
Then he popped into the Wolf Den Restaurant and felt an urge to use the four quarters in his pocket to buy a Lotto ticket.
Billy’s Beer and Wine sold exactly $47 worth of lottery tickets the day before Marjorie Selbee arrived, just another sleepy day for the liquor store in this tiny Western Massachusetts town.
The first recorded signs of a lottery are keno slips from the Chinese Han Dynasty between 205 and 187 B.C.
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