Data released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) show several new records for the state’s sports wagering market, including revenue, which reached an all-time monthly high of $58.5m, up 26.1% on last year and surpassing the previous record set in January 2020.
New Jersey’s sports betting handle also reached a record $803.1m, smashing the previous record set in September this year and marking the first time the handle surpassed $800m in a single month. Some $743.9m was staked online, while players spent $59.2m at retail sportsbooks.
Meadowlands and its sub-licensees FanDuel and PointsBet retained top sport in the market with $29.8m in revenue, up 20.2% on last year. Resorts Digital and partners DraftKings ranked in a distant second with $14.6m in revenue, a 37.7% year-on-year increase.