Data: Calls to state's gambling hotline up 26% since mobile sports betting became legal

The state is spending nearly $10 million on problem gambling services.

News 12 Staff

Oct 12, 2023, 11:30 AM

Updated 226 days ago

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New data shows New Yorkers are reaching out for help with gambling addiction.
The state’s comptroller says calls to New York’s problem gambling hotline jumped 26% from 2021 to 2022 Mobil sports betting also became legal last year.
The state is spending nearly $10 million on problem gambling services.
If you, or anyone you know, is in need of gambling addiction help call 1-877-846-7369.


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