Survey: Oklahoma Ranks 5th In Gambling

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 10:21 am
By: News On 6

As many Oklahomans might predict, a new study out by confirms Oklahoma is #1 in the number of casinos per capita and #3 in the number of gaming machines per capita.

WalletHub released its 2016 report Tuesday on the Most Gambling-Addicted States. says overall, Oklahoma ranks fifth in the country for gambling behind Nevada, South Dakota, Mississippi and Montana.
Arkansas was ranked 31 and Kansas 46. study

The report lists Oklahoma as #11 in the percentage of adults with gambling disorders and #18 in gambling-related arrests per capita. says it compared the 50 states across several key data factors from “presence of illegal gambling operations” to “lottery sales per capita” to “percentage of people with gambling disorders.”