Special Report

States That Spend the Most on Lottery Tickets

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43. North Dakota
> Lottery spending per adult: $44.11
> Total lottery ticket sales: $26 million (the least)
> Adult population: 756,928
> Median household income: $60,557 (9th highest)
> Prizes won per adult: $23.86 (the lowest)

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42. Oklahoma
> Lottery spending per adult: $58.20
> Total lottery ticket sales: $172 million (7th least)
> Adult population: 3,911,338
> Median household income: $48,568 (12th lowest)
> Prizes won per adult: $29.77 (2nd lowest)

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41. Montana
> Lottery spending per adult: $68.74
> Total lottery ticket sales: $55 million (2nd least)
> Adult population: 1,032,949
> Median household income: $49,509 (23rd lowest)
> Prizes won per adult: $36.26 (3rd lowest)

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40. New Mexico
> Lottery spending per adult: $86.46
> Total lottery ticket sales: $137 million (4th least)
> Adult population: 2,085,109
> Median household income: $45,382 (16th highest)
> Prizes won per adult: $47.70 (5th lowest)

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39. Nebraska
> Lottery spending per adult: $105.01
> Total lottery ticket sales: $150 million (6th least)
> Adult population: 1,896,190
> Median household income: $54,996 (7th lowest)
> Prizes won per adult: $66.41 (7th lowest)

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