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“We needed to attract publicity, so people would trust Tipos and not stop playing. The bathrobes helped.”

“We needed to attract publicity, so people would trust Tipos and not stop playing. The bathrobes helped.”

Miloš Ronec, the former head of the state-run lottery company Tipos, explains why it paid €1,600 for three bathrobes for use as prizes.

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