The problem:

Gambling is known to disproportionately burden low-income households: the poor spend a larger share of their income on gambling than do the rich.

The hypothesis:

Government-run gambling functions as a regressive form of taxation.

The research:

We examine provincial governments’ use of gambling revenue to determine the impact of government-run gambling on low-income households.

The solution?

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