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Credit union members don’t wager much, but their betting is contributing to the growing wave of gambling, according to a PSCU study released Tuesday.

The payments CUSO based in St. Petersburg, Fla., found gambling accounted for 0.18% of total credit purchases and 0.48% of total debit purchases in February. That was up from just 0.06% of credit and 0.10% of debit purchases in February 2020.

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