Hitting the Jackpot: These States Make the Most Money From Casino Gambling

14. Rhode Island

Providence, Rhode Island

The tiny state is making big profits. | iStock.com/Sean Pavone

Tax revenue from gambling: $494.5 million

Tiny Rhode Island is pulling down big gambling bucks. The state only has two commercial casinos, one in Lincoln and one in Newport, but together they generate $1 billion in economic activity and $494.5 million in tax revenues. The gaming industry also supports 5,496 jobs in the state.

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