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US – New Jersey sports betting shows ‘expected seasonal ebb’ in April

Wagering at New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks slowed in April to $927m, marking the first month of an expected seasonal ebb in sports betting. But year-over-year gains remained high while online casinos continued their momentum in ...

US – Despite NYC competition, New Jersey sports betting surges in March

The NCAA Tournament helped fuel $1.1bn in wagers at New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks, while online casinos set a state record in March for monthly revenue with more than $140m. March’s sports betting results show continued growth ...

US – Revenues up by 15 per cent in New Jersey but land-based still lagging

Revenues from Atlantic City’s nine casinos increased by nearly 15 per cent in January compared to a year earlier giving ‘cause for even more optimism as the spring season approaches.’ Sports betting led the way ...

US – Michigan sports betting sets anew record for the fifth consecutive month

Action at Michigan’s sportsbooks surged to more than $530m in January, the fifth consecutive month the state’s sports betting handle has set a record. Online casinos remained red-hot with near-record revenue, too, showing the growing momentum ...

US – New Jersey sports betting shrugs off New York competition with record month

New Jersey's sportsbooks set a new state record for sports betting with more than $1.3bn in January, surpassing expectations after New York launched mobile sports betting early in the month. Meanwhile, the Garden State online casinos set yet ...

US – Illinois sports betting finishes 2021 on a high

Illinois sportsbooks finished the year on a high note even as December’s nearly $40m revenue on nearly $800m in wagering fell short of setting fresh records. The third straight month with betting of $780m or more was an apt conclusion to a year ...

US – New York enjoys record for monthly sports bets in just three weeks

With Friday’s revenue release by the NYSGC, we now have a fresh view of just how remarkable New York state’s launch has been. The bottom line: New York bettors continue to place bets at a rate never seen before — $1.6bn from 8-30 January, ...

US – Illinois sportsbooks break revenue record in November

Illinois sportsbooks won nearly $80m in November, the state’s most lucrative month since sports betting launched even as wagering fell just short of another record. With the third-most revenue in the country in November, Illinois is a ...

US – Illinois sportsbooks hit record $840m in bets in October

Illinois sportsbooks reached a new monthly record for wagering and revenue for the first time since the reinstatement of in-person registration. With more than $840m in wagers, Illinois joined the top 18 legal sports betting markets in the US ...

US – New Jersey sets new sports betting record with $1.3bn October

New Jersey’s online and retail sportsbooks set another US record by handling $1.3bn in wagers in October, which led to record revenue, too. Meanwhile, online casinos posted another record month, which made New Jersey along with Pennsylvania the ...

US – Illinois sportsbooks take in nearly $600m in bets in September

Football fueled a surge in betting in September at Illinois sportsbooks, which combined to generate nearly $600m in wagers. September's handle was short of the state record of $633.6m in March, dampened by an in-person online registration rule ...

US – Illinois sportsbooks hit $400m in August

Illinois sportsbooks began to emerge from a summer slowdown in August with an 8.5 per cent gain in betting volume from July, the first month-over-month gain in wagering since March. The boost to more than $400m in wagering was welcome ahead of ...

US – Illinois sports betting falls again in July

The volume of sports betting in Illinois further slowed in July, slumping to the lowest level in the state since September 2020 with $369m in online and retail wagering. July typically marks the end of the seasonal slowdown that affects ...

US – Illinois sports betting volume falls in June but still quickest to $5bn

Sports betting in Illinois slowed in June to below $500m for the first time since December 2020 while revenue once again surged, as the effects of summer's sports calendar and in-person registration requirements continued to be felt. Even as ...

US – Illinois sports betting dips in May but state remains nation’s no. 2

Betting volume at Illinois sportsbooks hit $507m in May, overcoming in-person registration requirements to fall only slightly from April. May's handle was the second-largest of any state in the U.S., joining New Jersey as the only two states in ...

US – Seasonal slowdown sees sports betting slow in Illinois

Illinois became the nation’s No. 2 sports betting market despite suffering the steepest month-over-month decline in sports betting volume in the young market’s history, joining New Jersey as the only states with an April handle of more than ...

US – Record revenue in March sees Illinois become North America’s third biggest betting market

Illinois sportsbooks set records for betting and revenue in March, easily reaching $600m in monthly wagering for the first time and again surpassing Pennsylvania. But the state's newfound position as the nation's No. 3 market could be ...

US – Pennsylvania sportsbooks surge whilst online casinos smash records in March

Pennsylvania's retail and online sportsbooks took in more than $560m in wagers, as March Madness helped spur betting to the second-highest monthly volume in state history. The Keystone State also set a fresh record for online casino revenue ...

US – Indiana sportsbooks report second-best ever revenue

Indiana’s sportsbooks reversed their February dip, using a completely home-grown NCAA Tournament to push monthly betting volume past the $300m mark, according to PlayIndiana, which provides news and analysis of the state’s gaming ...

US – Sports betting sees first month-over-month decline in Illinois

Illinois sportsbooks posted a month-over-month decline in betting volume for the first time since launching in late July, continuing what was a national trend in February. But the state still managed to narrowly surpass Pennsylvania to place ...

US – Pennsylvania’s sportsbooks slow as expected but still top $500m

Pennsylvania's sportsbooks slowed in February but still surpassed $500m in wagers for the third consecutive month, while online casinos tallied nearly $80m in revenue in February, bringing largely good news to the state. "With just 28 days ...

US – Indiana sports betting falls but readies to host March Madness

A somewhat disappointing Super Bowl for Indiana sportsbooks pushed February's handle to less than $275m, snapping a five-month streak of record wagers for the state. But fresh records will almost certainly be coming as Indiana gets set to host ...

US – More online operators needed to raise Illinois’ sports betting ceiling

Illinois became the fourth US state to take in more than $500m in sports bets in a single month, nearly reaching $600m in January, surpassing the milestone even as retail sportsbooks remained closed for much of the month. But as rapid as the ...

US – Michigan’s online sportsbooks enjoy ‘historic debut’

Michigan's online sportsbooks and casinos are off to a historic debut with more than $115m in sports bets in the final 10 days of January, while online casinos generated $29.4m in gross receipts. Combined with the state's retail handle, ...

US – Illinois enjoys best launch year of all US online betting states

Illinois online sportsbooks ended 2020 on the highest note yet, pushing the statewide handle to nearly $500m in monthly wagering and ending the industry's inaugural year with nearly $2bn in bets even as retail casinos remained closed in ...

US – Indiana sportsbooks begin New Year with new record revenues

Indiana sportsbooks opened 2021 with another impressive month, setting the state's wagering record for the fifth consecutive month with nearly $350m and posting a new high in revenue. January's strong showing, which came as neighboring Michigan ...

US – Michigan will see nine sports betting sites and apps launch on Friday

Fans in the Great Lakes State will be able to place bets on their Favorited leagues and teams through America’s top-rated sportsbook app as well as play a variety of iGaming options such as blackjack, roulette and slots as early as Friday with ...

US – Indiana becomes fifth state to surpass $300m in sports bets

Indiana became the fifth state in US history to surpass $300m in bets in a month in December, ending 2020 with four consecutive record months, more than $1.75bn in bets, and passing $2bn in lifetime wagers. Indiana sportsbooks took in $313.1m ...

US – Illinois sportsbooks proving it has still been fast out of the blocks

Illinois sportsbooks hastened an already historic pace in October with more than $430m in bets during the month, reaching a level in only four full months that no other jurisdiction has reached in fewer than 16 months. It’s been a stunning ...

US – Pennsylvania sportsbooks have second best ever month in November

Pennsylvania’s sportsbooks produced their second-best monthly handle ever and set a new revenue mark in November. But November’s results still missed the state’s record set in October, a surprising result considering neighboring New Jersey ...

US – Illinois sportsbooks sprint to $300m milestone

Illinois is off to the fastest start in the history of US legal sports betting with its sportsbooks generating $305.2m in bets in September, making the Prairie State the fourth state to surpass $300m in sports bets in a single month and the ...

US – Indiana sportsbooks smash personal best with $230m in October

Indiana sportsbooks enjoyed a record-shattering October, setting highs in revenue and handle, as bettors were spurred by local interest in the NFL and the return of Big Ten football. In a month that resembled a normal sports schedule more ...

US – Packed sports programme drives Pennsylvania betting to record September

Pennsylvania’s online and retail sportsbooks took advantage of a perfect storm of major US sports in September to easily generate a record $462.8m in bets. By doing so, Pennsylvania entered an exclusive club of gaming markets, joining New ...

US – New Jersey sportsbooks continue bounce back in September with new revenue record

New Jersey’s sportsbooks capitalised on an unprecedented confluence of major US sports to set yet another all-jurisdiction record with nearly $750m in September. And with the record, the Garden State’s handle year-to-date has surpassed the first ...

US – Indiana sportsbooks generate $200m in bets in September

Indiana sportsbooks used the return of the NFL to launch itself into new territory in September, surpassing $200m in bets in a single month for the first time, producing record operator revenue, and passing $100m in combined revenue since ...

US – New Jersey sportsbooks back to record-breaking month in August

New Jersey’s sportsbooks returned to their record-setting ways in August, using the return of major sports to catapult to the best month in history for any legal jurisdiction. And in generating nearly $670m in August wagers, more than $100m ...

US – Indiana sportsbooks enjoy impressive August

Indiana's sports betting industry capped its tumultuous first year on a high note by posting one of its best months yet. With a full month of major sports, Indiana's online and retail sportsbook generated $169m in wagers, seemingly keeping the ...

US – New Jersey sportsbooks perform better than expected in June

Futures betting and nontraditional sports helped New Jersey’s sportsbooks avoid an early summer lull in June, while online casinos and poker continued to lead the state’s gaming industry. June’s $165m handle was good news, even if it still ...

US – Indiana sportsbooks have bright future with casinos returning

Indiana sportsbooks hit a typical early-summer lull, one exasperated by the continued hiatus of major American sports, according to PlayIndiana. June’s $29.8m handle was shy by $145m of what would have been expected with a full menu of ...

US – Indiana loses out on $160m in sports bets but Caesars will boost mobile

Indiana's sportsbooks lost out on nearly $160m in bets in May even as they produced a modest improvement over April, according to PlayIndiana estimates. And while the sports world moves closer to reopening, the shutdown could have more ...

US – Two-year low for New Jersey sportsbooks

With few sports to bet on and retail sportsbooks shuttered completely, New Jersey’s sportsbooks were out of about $450m in bets in April, according to PlayNJ estimates. But while sportsbooks and Atlantic City casinos languish, revenue at online ...

US – Record-low handle from Indiana sportsbooks

Indiana sportsbooks suffered their worst month ever in April — including a retail sector that did not produce a single bet — costing sportsbooks an estimated $165m in bets, according to estimates from PlayIndiana. With a minimised schedule of ...

US – New Jersey sportsbook fall back on online casinos following March lock down

New Jersey’s retail and online sportsbooks took in a third of the expected handle in March, while online casinos and poker rooms boomed to unseen heights. In all, New Jersey’s sportsbooks lost out on nearly $370m in sports wagers in March, ...

US – Coronavirus closures cost Indiana’s sportsbooks $125m in March

Indiana's retail and online sportsbooks were hit hard in the first weeks of the coronavirus shutdown, costing the state an estimated $125m in wagers in March, according to PlayIndiana. And with no immediate end in sight, the industry will ...

US – Federal Trade Commission says no to DraftKings/FanDuel

The Federal Trade Commission is blocking the merger of the two largest daily fantasy sports sites, DraftKings and FanDuel, alleging that the combined firm would control more than 90 percent of the US market for paid daily fantasy sports ...