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Proliferation of them by nonprofits may be cutting into the bottom line.
By HEATHER IGNATIN
The Orange County Register
It sounds like a simple formula: Sell $200 tickets for a chance to win a dream home, and in the process raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for a charitable cause. But with the proliferation of nonprofits holding house raffles groups have seen varying degrees of success."