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