Addiction increasing with online gambling available in MI

Michigan is one of the top states in the nation for online gambling.

The legalization of online platforms is producing millions of dollars in revenue for the state through taxes but health professionals say it is also leading to an increase in addiction.

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services says there has been a noticeable increase in patients battling addiction since online gambling began in the state.

Licensed counselor and therapist Scott Smith says he knows a lot of people who say in just a few minutes they have blown hundreds of dollars because its just a button they are pushing.

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