Special Report

States That Spend the Most on Lottery Tickets

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3. Delaware
> Lottery spending per adult: $540.24
> Total lottery ticket sales: $401 million (14th least)
> Adult population: 945,934
> Median household income: $61,255 (5th highest)
> Prizes won per adult: $146.93 (21st highest)

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2. Rhode Island
> Lottery spending per adult: $643.07
> Total lottery ticket sales: $543 million (18th least)
> Adult population: 1,056,298
> Median household income: $58,073 (4th highest)
> Prizes won per adult: $177.80 (13th highest)

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1. Massachusetts
> Lottery spending per adult: $925.54
> Total lottery ticket sales: $5.01 billion (4th most)
> Adult population: 6,794,422
> Median household income: $70,628 (6th highest)
> Prizes won per adult: $673.28 (the highest)

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