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NY sports betting revenue up in March despite Covid-19 impact

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The New York State Gaming Commission has reported a month-on-month rise in sports betting revenue for March, despite the state’s market being impacted by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) global pandemic.

The New York State Gaming Commission has reported a month-on-month rise in sports betting revenue for March, despite the state’s market being impacted by the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) global pandemic.

Sports wagering revenue at the state’s four commercial casinos totalled $99,514 ($80,265/€91,342) last month, up from a loss of $179,593 in February, which was a record low for New York. The March figure was the second-lowest monthly total on record.

Rivers Casino & Resort in Schenectady claimed top spot in the market in March, generating $81,883 in sports betting revenue, compared to a loss of $38,802 in February.

The del Lago Resort and Casino, which runs a DraftKings-powered sportsbook and led the market in February, followed with $53,861 in revenue, down from $98,247 in the previous month.

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