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By the late s, retailers around the country were using prize lottery systems. The typical prize was close to worthless. In fact, suppliers often used prize lotteries to unload damaged, stolen, or unpopular items.
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In some cases, sellers skipped the pretense of selling a product at all. Many operators took the money and never held a drawing at all. When they did, the result was often a sham.
Woloson writes that police sometimes stepped in to stop what were essentially illegal gambling operations. Some newspapers also warned readers about the schemes. On the other hand, some newspaper editors abetted the premium schemes in exchange for a chance to be part of them. I gave you a lengthy notice saying unequivocally that I knew you were reliable.
I sent you marked copies of the paper, but have received nothing from you. Presenting a company as a bestower of gifts was a ploy to elicit good will from consumers. As the continuing popularity of prize giveaways suggests, this still works on a lot of us. JSTOR is a digital library for scholars, researchers, and students.