problem compulsive gambling http://michiganradio.org en Many Michiganders are betting on a 'green' Christmas this year http://michiganradio.org/post/many-michiganders-are-betting-green-christmas-year <p>&nbsp;Shopping malls won&rsquo;t be the only retailers doing brisk business this weekend.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The Mega Millions and Powerball lotteries have a combined jackpot of about $300&nbsp;million.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Andi Brancato&nbsp;is the Michigan Lottery&rsquo;s spokeswoman.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;She says big jackpots usually draw in people who don&rsquo;t normally buy lottery tickets.&nbsp;&nbsp; And Brancato says that&rsquo;s good news to Michigan&rsquo;s eleven thousand&nbsp;lottery retailers.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 23 Dec 2011 06:01:01 +0000 Steve Carmody 5526 at http://michiganradio.org Many Michiganders are betting on a 'green' Christmas this year