Sports wagering revenue in West Virginia climbed in October as operators in the state were boosted by an increased usage of mobile betting platforms.
Overall market revenue for the four weeks through to 26 October amounted to $4.6m (£3.6m/€4.1m), with players spending a total of $29.0m on sports betting across retail and mobile.
Retail was the most popular form of sports betting, with revenue coming in at $2.7m for the month after consumers spent $16.3m at licensed venues in West Virginia. However, mobile shortened the gap with revenue of $1.8m and handle of $12.7m for the month.
Penn National Gaming’s Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races remained the market leader, posting sports betting revenue of $3.5m for October and processing $19.1m in bets.
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