Illinois records month-on-month revenue decrease as handle falls

| By Nosa Omoigui
The state of Illinois has recorded sports betting revenue of $37.6m for July, representing a 20.8% decrease from June’s total.
Illinois records revenue and handle decrease for July

Overall handle collected in July amounted to $369.1m, down 22% from the $476.5m collected in June.

Online was by far the most popular channel, accounting for $351.4m of the state’s handle. Of this total, $178.8m was staked on final results, with a further $169.1m was wagered online on prop bets and points totals for the same sports.

Over 10 million online bets were placed on professional sports during the month in total.

Retail wagering accounted for just $17.7m of the total, split between $12.4m worth of wagers placed in-person on final results, and an additional $5.0m spent on prop bets and points totals.

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