March 2007
High Country News;3/19/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p3
The article presents statistical data related to the gambling industry in the western region of the U.S. It is stated that there are 342 Casinos operating in Nevada as of 2007. Official reports states that a sum of $1.137 billion have been wagered in the gambling industry in Montana during 2006. This includes a $1,125 wagered per capita in the state's gambling during the same year. About $1,435 have been spent per capita on groceries in Montana in 2002 with $72 spent per capita at beer, wine and liquor stores in the state in the same year. Nevada, Utah and Wyoming are the only states without a state lottery.


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