Lottery

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Gambling AspectPlay
The word 'lottery' often implies a form of gambling where winning is based on luck. SlideHis grandmother disapproves of the lottery due to its gambling nature.
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Monetary RiskPlay
Participating in a lottery usually involves spending money without a guaranteed return. SlideHe spent $20 on lottery tickets but didn't win anything.
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Cultural PhenomenonPlay
Lotteries are popular worldwide and can be major cultural events, often state-run. SlideThe Spanish Christmas lottery is a famous annual event.