West Virginia shows up Virginia Treatment spending while still being average in gambling revenue.


32,270 (2.2%)  people on West Virginia are estimated to have symptoms of a gambling problem according to self-reports given on a recent NCPG survey. West Virginia has gambling revenue from 15,942 electronic machines, a state lottery, a video lottery, casinos, racetrack casinos, and charity gambling. In 2012 the revenue was reported as $2.41 billion (21st in the nation).

In 2013 gambling treatment funding was ranked 4th nationally at 81 cents per capita. This is well above the national average of 32 cents. This resulted in a helpline that received 633 calls, and 168 people getting outpatient counseling.

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