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    FILE - A stack of hundred-dollar bills sits on a craps table in the casino of the Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, on March 25, 2021, in Las Vegas. Nevada casinos matched a record streak of eight straight months of $1 billion or more in house winnings in October, showing that hospitality and tourism have returned to pre-pandemic levels in a state dependent on gambling revenues. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, that casinos statewide won a little more than $1.2 billion last month, matching a mark set before the Great Recession in 2007. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

    FILE - A stack of hundred-dollar bills sits on a craps table in the casino of the Mohegan Sun Casino at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas, on March 25, 2021, in Las Vegas. Nevada casinos matched a record streak of eight straight months of $1 billion or more in house winnings in October, showing that hospitality and tourism have returned to pre-pandemic levels in a state dependent on gambling revenues. The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021, that casinos statewide won a little more than $1.2 billion last month, matching a mark set before the Great Recession in 2007. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

    LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The Silver State remains the top player in the gambling industry.

    WalletHub compared 20 key metrics across the country to determine this year's most gambling-addicted state.

    Nevada takes the number one spot.

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    The report also analyzed the presence of illegal gambling operations, lottery sales per capita, the share of adults with gambling disorders, and more.

    Nevada ranked the top in most casinos per capita, gaming machines per capita, gambling-related arrests per capita, and legality of sports gambling.

    To view the full report, click here.

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