For the better part of a decade, Edward Ugel spent his time closing deals with lottery winners, making a lucrative and legitimateif sometimes not-so-niceliving by taking advantage of their weaknesses . . . weaknesses that, as a gambler himself, he knew all too well. In Money for Nothing, he explores the captivating world of lottery winners and shows us how lotteries and gambling have become deeply inscribed in every aspect of American life, shaping our image of success and good fortune. Money for Nothing is a witty, wise, and often outrageously funny account of high expectations and easy money.
- Publication Date:
- 13 / 10 / 2009