Pa. is most gambling-dependent state, report says

Pennsylvania raises more tax money from gambling than any other state, notes Bloomberg here, citing this recent American Gaming Association report.

Gross revenues for the state's casinos still trail those of Nevada and New Jersey, but Pennsylvania's higher gambling taxes make the public's cut of betting losses the nation's highest, with $1.5 billion of the total $3 billion wager going to the government.

No other state topped $1 billion in gambling tax collections, according to the association