Illinois Is On The List For Most Gambling Addicted States
Well Illinois definitely has it's share of gamblers, But we're not the only state by far. According to WIFR.com, Wallethub did a study for find out what states are the most addicted to gambling. They based criteria on gambling friendliness, access to gambling machines and treatments for gambling problems. We definitely made the list here in our great state. Illinois actually had the most gambling related arrests per capita.
It's no surprise that topping this list, Is Nevada. Next its on to South Dakota. Montana came in third, followed by Mississippi. Number 5 was Oklahoma. Coming in at sixth place its West Virginia. New Jersey came in at number seven. Number eight was Oregon, and 9th place was Illinois. Honestly, I thought we'd be a little further down the list but not so much. Rounding out the top 10 was Louisiana, which definitely has it's fair share of gambling spots. Here is the complete study if you'd like to take a look at the whole story.