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New Jersey Is 2021’s 7th Most Gambling-Addicted State

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:

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