Her Mom Ran an Underground Lottery Business

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Published on 9 Nov 2019, 9:42
“From the time I was born, my mom was running numbers,” Bridgett Davis told InsideEdition.com. "The numbers" were “an informal economy, a kind of underground lottery system, which are really lovely ways of saying it wasn’t quite legal yet.” In that world, Fannie Davis was both a bookie and a banker. Bridgett Davis is proud of her mother, but for years, she had to keep her mother’s secret. “Forever, I didn’t want to tell anyone about this.”