In terms of handle, players wagered a total of $42.9m on sports betting during the month, an increase of 69.6% from April 2021 and 18.5% from $36.2m in March 2022.
DraftKings, which has a state-wide partnership with the Oregon Lottery, generated $3.8m in revenue from $42.9m in total player bets in April.
In contrast, the Oregon Lottery’s Scoreboard online sportsbook – which has been phased out to be replaced by DraftKings but still pays out on bets placed before this phaseout – took $39,297 in wagers and posted a $3,220 loss for the month.
Looking at player behaviour, basketball was the most popular sport to bet on, drawing $22.1m in wagers on DraftKings and $32,995 with Scoreboard.
Baseball followed with $7.8m in wagers on DraftKings and $108 on Scoreboard, then soccer at $3.7m with DraftKings and $259 on Scoreboard.
As to the type of bets players were placing in April, $31.3m of the total wagers placed with DraftKings were singles and teasers, while the remaining $11.6m of wagers were parlay bets.
This betting pattern was similar on Scoreboard, with $38,548 worth of single and teaser bets placed, while just $759 of wagers were parlay bets.