West Virginia sports betting revenue hits $2.2m in January

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Licensed gambling operators in the state of West Virginia generated a collective $2.2m in sports wagering revenue in January, with mobile the most popular form of betting for consumers.

Licensed gambling operators in the state of West Virginia generated a collective $2.2m (£1.7m/€2.0m) in sports wagering revenue in January, with mobile the most popular form of betting for consumers.

Players spent a total of $35.4m on sports betting during the four weeks through to January 25, 2020, winning $32.9m in the process.

Retail was the main source of income during the month, with licensed operators reporting revenue of $1.2m after consumers bet $15.7m at land-based facilities across the state.

However, though mobile generated lower revenue at $970,873, player spending was higher than that of retail, with consumers wagering a total of $19.7m via approved digital platforms.

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