Since the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), the US sports betting market has opened up and a number of states have legalized wagering on sporting events. On this page, we will be tracking the key statistics and figures for the US sports betting market on a state by state basis.

Sports betting is legal in the following states:

 

The figures

 

Nevada

Nevada legalized land-based sports betting in 1949 and later legalized mobile sports betting in 2010. In Nevada, sports betting revenue is taxed at a rate of 6.75%.

Yearly overview

Month Total Handle Total Revenue
January $418,600,000 $25,100,000
February $411,700,000 $10,700,000
March $522,000,000 $34,200,000
April $316,000,000 $16,300,000
May $315,500,000 $20,500,000
June $286,500,000 $20,200,000
July $244,600,000 $4,000,000
August $247,600,000 $12,600,000
September $571,000,000 $56,300,000
October $528,000,000 $29,000,000
November $581,000,000 $27,000,000
December TBA TBA
Total TBA TBA

Delaware

Certain forms of land-based sports betting were already legal in Delaware prior to the repeal of PASPA. However, once PASPA was repealed, the state was allowed to expand its sports betting operations almost instantly. Delaware sports betting operations launched in June 2018, though online and mobile sports betting is not yet legal in the state

When it comes to taxation, Delaware uses a revenue-sharing model where the supplier receives 12.5% of sports betting revenue before it has been allocated to the state. The rest is split between the state, sports betting venues and horse racing industry. Here is how it breaks down:

  • State receives 50% 
  • Sports betting venues receive 40% 
  • Horse racing industry receives 10%  to supplement horse racing purses.

Yearly overview

Month Total 2018 Handle Total 2018 Revenue
June $7,000,000 $1,000,000
July $8,200,000 $527,140
August $7,700,000 $706,000
September $16,800,000 $3,600,000
October $14,700,000 $500,000
November $16,300,000 $1,200,000
December $16,100,000 $2,100,000
Total $86,800,000 $9,633,140

June

Venues/ State/ Horse Racing Amount of revenue allocated
Delaware Park $263,294
Dover Downs $57,293
Harrington $31,039
State of Delaware $437,609
Horse Racing $85,353

July

Venue/State/Horse racing Amount of Revenue Allocated
Delaware Park $133,843
Dover Downs $36,296
Harrington Raceway $15,417
State of Delaware $230,614
Horse Racing $45,057

August

Venue/State/Horse racing Amount of Revenue Allocated
Delaware Park $195,037
Dover Downs $60,522
Harrington Raceway $28,636
State of Delaware $353,391
Horse Racing $69,195

September

Venue/State/Horse racing Amount of Revenue Allocated
Delaware Park $875,883
Dover Downs $241,594
Harrington Raceway $150,637
State of Delaware $1,576,765
Horse Racing $308,652

October

Venue/State/Horse racing Amount of Revenue Allocated
Delaware Park $128,699
Dover Downs $30,952
Harrington Raceway $20,795
State of Delaware $224,290
Horse Racing $43,843

November

Venue/State/Horse racing Amount of Revenue Allocated
Delaware Park $325,335
Dover Downs $76,479
Harrington Raceway $50,759
State of Delaware $562,491
Horse Racing $109,916

December

Venue/State/Horse racing Amount of Revenue Allocated
Delaware Park $594,487
Dover Downs $163,646
Harrington Raceway $106,241
State of Delaware $1,074,806
Horse Racing $210,432

New Jersey

New Jersey was the second state to legalize sports betting after the repeal of PASPA. The Garden State launched land-based sports betting on 11 June 2018, followed by online and mobile sports betting on 18 July 2018. New Jersey sports betting revenue is taxed at 8.5% for land-based bookies, while casinos that offer online sports betting are taxed at 13%. Racetracks that offer online betting must pay a 14.25% tax on revenue.

Yearly overview

Month Total 2018 Handle Total 2018 Revenue
June $16,400,000 $3,500,000
July $40,700,000 $3,800,000
August $95,600,000 $9,200,000
September $184,000,000 $23,900,000
October $260,700,000 $11,700,000
November $330,000,000 $21,200,000
December $319,000,000 $20,800,000
Total $1,246,400,000 $94,100,000

June

Sportsbook Revenue Year to date revenue
Monmouth Park $2,279,166 $2,279,166
Borgata $986,831 $986,831
Ocean Resort Casino $192,671 $192,671
Total $3,458,668 $3,458,668

July

Sportsbook Revenue Year to date revenue
Ballys $17,788 $17,788
Borgata $562,830 $1,549,661
Meadowlands $1,357,477 $1,372,216
Monmouth Park $856,280 $3,135,446
Ocean Resort Casino $1,036,766 $1,229,437
Total $3,831,141 $7,289,809

August

Sportsbook (Online platform) Land-based Revenue Mobile/Online Revenue Total monthly revenue Year to date revenue
Bally’s Wild Wild West (Caesars Online, 888) $267,796 NA $267,796 $285,584
Borgata (playMGM) $805,526 $46,626 $855,152 $2,404,813
Meadowlands (FanDuel) $3,060,367 NA $3,060,367 $4,432,583
Monmouth Park (William Hill) $898,017 NA $898,017 $4,033,463
Ocean Resort Casino (William Hill) $519,563 NA $519,563 $1,749,000
Golden Nugget (SugarHouse) $111,785 $103,324 $215,109 $215,109
Harrah’s $298,521 NA $298,521 $298,521
Resorts AC (DraftKings) $98,087 $2,970,331 $3,068,418 $3,068,418
Total $6,059,662 $3,120,281 $9,182,943 $16,487,491

September

Sportsbook (Online platform) Land-based Revenue Mobile/Online Revenue Total monthly revenue Year to date revenue
Bally’s Wild Wild West (Caesars Online, 888) $394,046 $106,463 $500,509 $786,094
Borgata (playMGM) $2,394,106 $120,938 $2,515,044 $4,919,857
Meadowlands (FanDuel) $4,377,474 $2,852,548 $7,230,022 $11,663,752
Monmouth Park (William Hill) $2,138,097 $70,785 $2,208,882 $6,242,345
Ocean Resort Casino (William Hill) $999,858 $292,081 $1,291,939 $3,040,938
Golden Nugget (SugarHouse) $499,414 $619,030 $1,118,444 $1,333,553
Harrah’s $310,766 NA $310,766 $609,287
Resorts AC (DraftKings) $279,492 $8,505,940 $8,785,432 $11,853,850
Total $11,393,253 $12,567,785 $23,961,038 $40,449,676

October

Sportsbook (Online platform) Land-based Revenue Mobile/Online Revenue Total monthly revenue Year to date revenue
Bally’s Wild Wild West (Caesars Online, 888) $303,240 $108,359 $411,599 $1,197,691
Borgata (playMGM) $120,288 $66,924 $187,212 $5,107,069
Meadowlands (FanDuel) $1,114,712 $2,427,928 $3,542,640 $15,206,392
Monmouth Park (William Hill) $606,981 $608,611 $1,215,592 $7,457,937
Ocean Resort Casino (William Hill) $438,552 $385,641 $824,193 $3,865,131
Golden Nugget (SugarHouse) $46,109 $151,446 $197,555 $1,531,108
Harrah’s $104,448 NA $104,448 $713,735
Resorts AC (DraftKings) $97,313 $5,090,253 $5,187,566 $16,869,926
Tropicana $15,314 NA $15,314 $15,314
Total $2,846,957 $8,839,162 $11,686,119 $51,964,303

November

Sportsbook (Online platform) Land-based Revenue Mobile/Online Revenue Total monthly revenue Year to date revenue
Bally’s Wild Wild West (Caesars Online, 888) -$26,557 $205,046 $178,489 $1,376,182
Borgata (playMGM) $877,835 $194,212 $1,072,047 $6,179,116
Meadowlands (FanDuel) $2,605,478 $4,437,916 $7,043,394 $22,249,786
Monmouth Park (William Hill) $1,158,100 $1,521,295 $2,679,395 $10,137,332
Ocean Resort Casino (William Hill) $1,908,742 $915,930 $2,824,672 $6,689,803
Golden Nugget (SugarHouse) $130,874 NA $130,874 $1,661,982
Harrah’s -$124,260 NA -$124,260 $589,475
Resorts AC (DraftKings) $158,332 $7,172,171 $7,330,503 $24,200,429
Tropicana $108,751 NA $108,751 $124,065
Total $6,797,295 $14,446,570 $21,243,865 $73,208,170

December

Sportsbook (Online platform) Land-based Revenue Mobile/Online Revenue Total monthly revenue Year to date revenue
Bally’s Wild Wild West (Caesars Online, 888) $19,182 $108,892 $128,754 $1,504,937
Borgata (playMGM) $189,677 -$22,436 $167,241 $6,346,357
Meadowlands (FanDuel) $3,577,177 $5,532,837 $9,110,014 $31,359,800
Monmouth Park (William Hill) $1,031,336 $1,926,348 $2,327,684 $12,465,016
Ocean Resort Casino (William Hill) $633,857 $1,044,026 $1,677,883 $8,367,686
Golden Nugget (SugarHouse) $82,532 NA $82,532 $1,744,514
Harrah’s $215,971 NA $215,971 $805,446
Resorts AC (DraftKings) $195,766 $6,690,969 $6,886,735 $31,087,164
Tropicana $217,408 NA $217,408 $341,473
Total $6,162,906 $14,650,636 $20,814,222 $94,022,393

 

Mississippi

Mississippi sports betting regulation was approved on 21 June 2018. This permitted sports betting at land-based sportsbooks, as well as online via mobile devices when on casino property – though none of the state’s casinos have launched mobile sports betting yet. In Mississippi, sports betting revenue is taxed at 12%, which is split between the state (8%) and local municipalities (4%).

Yearly overview

Month Total 2018 Handle
Total 2018 Revenue
August $6,300,000 $644,000
September $31,700,000 $5,503,792
October $33,000,000 $1,178,343
November $44,500,000 $1,674,251
December $40,900,000 $5,900,000

 

West Virginia

West Virginia legalized land-based sports betting on 9 March 2018, though operations weren’t launched until August that year. Online and mobile sports betting was also granted regulatory approval on 21 June 2018 and launched in December 2018. Sports betting revenue is taxed at 10% in West Virginia and the West Virginia Lottery Commission releases sports betting figures every week.

Yearly overview

Month Total Handle Total revenue
August TBA TBA
September TBA TBA
October TBA TBA
November TBA TBA
December TBA TBA

 

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania legalized land-based, online and mobile sports betting on 30 October 2017 as part of an expansive gambling bill. While land-based sports betting launched in several Pennsylvania casinos in November 2018, online sports betting is yet to go live in the state. In terms of taxation, a 36% tax rate is imposed on both land-based and online sports betting revenue.

Yearly overview

Month Total handle Total revenue
December $16,000,000 $2,000,000

 

Rhode Island

Land-based sports betting in Rhode Island was legalized on 22 June 2018 and operations launched in November 2018. Online and mobile sports betting is not yet legal in the state, though lawmakers are currently eyeing a bill that could legalize the activity.

In terms of taxation, Rhode Island uses a revenue sharing model similar to that in Delaware. The state receives 51% of sports betting revenue, vendors receive 32% and casinos that offer sports betting hold on to just 17% of sports betting revenue.

Yearly overview

Month Total Handle Total revenue
November $682,714 $72,997
December TBA TBA

 

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