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Nebraska is fourth least gambling-addicted state

Posted: 8:36 AM, Apr 23, 2019
Updated: 2019-04-23 09:40:17-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — With Americans losing over $100 billion through gambling each year and the Kentucky Derby soon to kick off, Wallethub released its report on the least-addicted gambling states.

In order to call out the states where gambling addiction is most prevalent, Wallethub compared the 50 states across 20 key metrics. The data set ranges from presence of illegal gambling operations to lottery sales per capita to share of adults with gambling disorders.

Nebraska ranks as the fourth least-addicted gambling state. The least-addicted gambling state is Utah.

The most gambling-addicted state belongs to Nevada, as you may have guessed.

To see the full report, click here.