Illinois betting revenue dips 28.7% month-on-month in August
| By Daniel O'Boyle
Revenue from sportsbooks in Illinois declined again on a month-on-month basis but was up 272.2% year-on-year in August.
This revenue came on wagers totaling $394.0m. This was up 181.2% from August 2020.
Of the $26.8m in revenue, $25.5m was made online, a 325.0% increase, while the remaining $1.3m came from in-person bets, up 8.0%.
Online handle was $374.9m, a year-on-year tripling, while handle from retail bets was $19.1m, which was 20.1% more than 2020.