Gambling is becoming legal in more states and in different ways as of late. With online betting and the rising popularity of fantasy sports and sports betting, there are more ways than ever to wager.
Many people consider gambling ill-advised or even sinful. In some of the most religious states gambling is outlawed in some or all forms because of moral objections.
Yet it is allowed and even encouraged by other states as taxes on casinos and profits from lotteries add hundreds of millions of dollars to state coffers where gambling is permitted. The states that allow gambling collected a total of $35.1 billion in 2016, helping to offset state debt
24/7 Wall St. reviewed lottery spending data from the U.S. Census Bureau and…
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