Question by rdwgold: Did horse racing and gambling help or hurt the economy during the Great Depression?
My friends and I were playing a trivia game, and the last question was “Did horse racing and gambling help or hurt the economy during the Great Depression? Support your stance.” and we all had different answers, so in order to see who’s was right, I would like some assistance(: Thank you!!
Answer by Sumanitu Taka
I think not only because there were so few that could actually participate in Horse Racing, betting, etc.
The majority of the populace were more concerned with finding jobs, and feeding their families that they didn’t have that luxury to bet on horse racing.
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