the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Atlantic City NJ, With gambling addictions rising during the COVID-19 pandemic and the Kentucky Derby soon to kick off, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s Most Gambling-Addicted States, as well as accompanying videos, along with its Kentucky Derby Facts & History infographic.
In order to call out the states where gambling addiction is most prevalent, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 21 key metrics. The data set ranges from the presence of illegal gambling operations to lottery sales per capita to the share of adults with gambling disorders.
Gambling Addiction in New Jersey (1=Most Addicted, 25=Avg.):
27th – Gaming Machines per Capita
11th – Lottery Sales per Capita
3rd – % of Adults with Gambling Disorders
5th – Gambling-Related Arrests per Capita
1st – Legality of Daily Fantasy Sports
18th – Legality of Sports Gambling
For the full report, please visit: