Total gross gaming revenue for September amounted to $7.4m (£.5m/€7.5m), up by 68.2% year-on-year from $4.4m in the same month last year and 76.2% more than $4.2m in August this year. It was also the highest monthly amount since $8.0m was generated in January 2022.
Online sports betting was responsible for $7.7m in revenue for the month, but a $374,088 loss from retail sportsbooks pushed the figure down to $7.4m.
In terms of player spending, handle for the month stood at $78.2m, up 14.8% from $68.1m in September 2021 and also 80.2% higher than $43.4m in August this year.
Consumers wagered a total of $58.5m online during the month, while the remaining $19.8m was spent betting at retail sportsbooks across the state.
Tax generated from sports wagering in September reached $3.2m, with $3.5m coming from online, while retail’s contribution was negative $228,926 due to the monthly loss.
For the financial year to date, consumer spending in the three months through to the end of September was $164.3m, with gross gaming revenue at $16.0m and tax $7.3m.