FTC complaint filed against NY Lottery for deceptive advertising

The ads for New York Lottery’s Take Five game claim the odds of winning are 1 in 9. But the odds of winning even the smallest cash prize are actually 1 in 109. Today I filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission about the New York Lottery’s deceptive advertising practices and wrote all about it in my latest column for the Examiner.

Scroll to the end of the article to see how you can file your own complaint with the FTC against the New York Lottery.

2 comments for “FTC complaint filed against NY Lottery for deceptive advertising

  1. August 24, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    Wow.. After complaining, do you guys receive any monetary returns?

  2. nick spanos
    August 7, 2009 at 9:42 am

    Sue New York State locally, don’t bring even more feds in to tell the State what to do.

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