More than $233 was spent for every woman, man and child in Ohio on state lottery games during 2015, according to a recent study.
Ohioans spend more each year on state lottery tickets than the average American, a new report shows.
While Americans in states with lotteries spent $206.69 for every woman, man and child during 2015, those in the Buckeye State spent $233.57, according to a study by LendEDU.
Massachusetts residents shelled out the most per capita during 2015 on their state’s lottery: $734.85. Rhode Island residents were next at $513.75. Of states with lotteries, North Dakotans spent the least: $34.09.
Each state has a lottery except Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Mississippi, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming.
Ohio ranked 14th on the list, sandwiched between Michigan, which averaged slightly more spending per capita, and Illinois.
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