Nov 8, 2017

"The Whale", "The Dog" or "The Zebra"? Players line up beside a small kiosk in a poor neighborhood to choose animals in a lottery game that has become a craze in Venezuela, as it seems more and more Venezuelans turn to gambling in their desperation to make ends meet amid the country's unprecedented economic crisis.

Venezuelan crisis spawns boom in gambling

People react as they watch a horse race at La Rinconada Hippodrome, in Caracas, Venezuela, October 14, 2017. RICARDO MORAES/REUTERS

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