DC sports betting revenue up in February despite handle decline
| By Robert Fletcher
Sports wagering revenue in Washington DC increased year-on-year during February despite a fall in player spending.
Gross gaming revenue for the month reached $1.2m, which was 62.0% ahead of $740,552 in the same month last year but 20.0% lower than $1.5m in January 2023.
DC’s sports betting handle in February amounted to $12.6m, down 34.0% from $19.1m in February 2022 and also 21.9% behind $18.5m in January of this year.
Gambet, operated by the DC Lottery and powered by Intralot, remained the frontrunner in the market with $626,273 in revenue from $5.7m in total wagers for the month.