John Oliver Explores the Reality of State Lotteries on ‘Last Week Tonight’

Host John Oliver explored the reality of state lotteries during the latest episode of Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. Specifically, Oliver focused on the fact that, despite claims to the contrary, state lotteries aren’t exactly great solutions to education funding.

State lotteries claim to be good for education and the general wellbeing of citizens.
But are they? (Spoiler alert: No.)