Connecticut sports betting handle reaches $54.1m in opening 20 days

| By Robert Fletcher
Consumers in Connecticut spent $54.1m (£40.7m/€47.9m) betting on sports online during the first 20 days of legal betting in the US state.
Connecticut gambling revenue reaches $25.0m in March

The state soft launched its legal online sports betting and igaming market on October 12, before proceeding with a full launch on October 19.

Players won a total of $48.7m wagering on sports online during the period, which, after deducting federal tax payments and promotional bet costs, left $3.5m in revenue for the three licensed operators in Connecticut.

The Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, which offers online sports wagering via a partnership with DraftKings, led the market with $2.7m in revenue from $23.8m in wagers.

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