Gambling Studies Program

Initiative To Allow Lotto Ticket Purchases At Gas Pumps Raises Gambling Concerns

CBS Los Angeles

Dr. Fong was interviewed on a piece CBS Los Angeles made on the effects of having the option to purchase lottery tickets directly from gas pumps instead of going inside the gas station. “This is going to increase visibility of the lottery, it probably will increase the volume of play,” UCLA Gambling Studies program’s Timothy Fong said. “What we don’t know, is will it create more gambling problems.”