US Sports Betting Statistics

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

Land-based sports betting legalized in 1949

Online/ mobile sports betting legalized in 2010

The tax rate is 6.75% for land-based sports betting revenue

Yearly overview

Month Total handle Total revenue
January $418.6 million $25.1million
February $411.7 million $10.7 million
March $522 million $34.2 million
April $316 million $16.3 million
May $315.5 million $20.5 million
June 286.5 million $20.2 million
July $244.6 million $4 million
August $247.6 million $12.6 million
September $571 million $56.3 million
October $528 million $29 million
November TBA TBA
December TBA TBA

 

Delaware

When it comes to legal land-based sports betting, Delaware already had some form of legal sports wagering allowed prior to the repeal of PASPA. Once PASPA was repealed Delaware was allowed to expand its sports betting operations almost instantly. Sports betting operations Launched in June.

Online/ mobile sports betting is not yet legal

Tax in Delaware uses a revenue sharing model

  • Supplier (Scientific Games) receives 12.5% of revenue.

The remaining revenue is allocated as follows:

  • State receives 50%
  • Sports betting venues receive 40%
  • Horse racing industry receives 10% (acts as a supplement for purses)

Yearly overview

Month Total Handle Total revenue
June $7 million $1 million
July $8.2 million $527,140
August $7.7 million $706,000
September $16.8 million $3.6 million
October $14.7 million $500,000
November $16.3 million $1.2m million
December TBA TBA

 

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

 

New Jersey

Land-based sports betting legalized on 11 June 2018. Launched in June.

Mobile/ online sports betting legalized on 18 July 2018.

Tax rate –

  • Land-based sports betting taxed 8.5% on revenue.
  • Casino -based online sports betting taxed 13% on revenue.
  • Racetrack-based online sports betting taxed 14.25% on revenue.

Yearly overview

Month Total handle Total revenue
June $16.4 million $3.5 million
July $40.7 million $3.8 million
August $95.6 million $9.2 million
September $184 million $23.9 million
October $260.7 million $11.7 million
November $330 million $21.2 million
December TBA TBA

 

June

Sportsbook Revenue
Monmouth Park $2,279,166
Borgata $986,831
Ocean Resort Casino $192,671

 

July

Sportsbook Revenue Total Revenue Since Launch of sports betting
Bally’s $17,788 $17,788
Borgata $562,830 $1,549,661
Meadowlands $1,357,477 $1,357,477
Monmouth Park $856,280 $3,135,446
Ocean Resort Casino $1,036,766 $1,229,436

 

August

Sportsbook (online platform) Land-based Revenue Mobile/Online Revenue Total Revenue Since Launch of sports betting
Bally’s Wild Wild West (Caesars online, 888) $267,796 NA $285,584
Borgata (playMGM) $805,526 $49,626 $2,404,813
Meadowlands (FanDuel) $3,060,367 NA $4,417,844
Monmouth Park (William Hill) $898,017 NA $4,033,463
Ocean Resort Casino (William Hill) $519,563 NA $1,748,999
Golden Nugget (SugarHouse) $111,785 $103,324 $215,109
Harrah’s $298,521 NA $298,521
Resorts AC (DraftKings) $98,087 $2,970,331 $3,068,418

 

September

Sportsbook (online platform) Land-based Revenue Mobile/Online Revenue Month total Total Revenue Since Launch of sports betting
Bally’s Wild Wild West (Caesars online, 888) $394,046 $106,463 $500,509 $786,093
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

 

October

Sportsbook (online platform) Land-based Revenue Mobile/Online Revenue Month total Total Revenue Since Launch of sports betting
Bally’s Wild Wild West (Caesars online, 888) $303,240 $108,359 $411,599 $1,197,692
Borgata (playMGM) $46,109 $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 $46,109 $1,379,662
Harrah’s $104,448 NA $104,448 $713,735
Resorts AC (DraftKings) $97,313 $5,090,253 $5,187,566 $17,041,416
Tropicana $15,314 NA $15,314 $15,314

 

November

Sportsbook (online platform) Land-based Revenue Mobile/Online Revenue Month total Total Revenue Since Launch of sports betting
Bally’s Wild Wild West (Caesars online, 888) -$26,557 $205,046 $178,489 $1,376,181
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 $2,824,762 $6,689,893
Golden Nugget (SugarHouse) $130,874 NA $130,874 $1,510,536
Harrah’s -$124,260 NA -$124,260 $713,735
Resorts AC (DraftKings) $158,332 $7,172,171 $7,330,503 $24,371,919
Tropicana $108,751 NA $108,751 $124,065

Mississippi

Land-based and mobile/online sports betting official regulations approved 21 June 2018. However, online/ mobile betting can only take place on casino grounds. Launched in August.

Tax – 12% of all sports betting revenue

  • State receives 8%
  • Local municipalities receive 4%

 

Yearly overview

Month Total Handle Total Revenue
August $6.3 million $644,000
September $31.7 million $5.5 million
October $33 million $1.8 million
November TBA TBA
December TBA TBA

West Virginia

Land-based sports betting legalized on 9 March 2018. Launched in August.

Online/ mobile sports betting regulations clarified on 21 June 2018.

Figures come from the West Virginia Lottery Commission and are published every week.

10% tax on all sports betting revenue

Yearly overview

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

 

Pennsylvania

Land-based and online/mobile sports betting legalized on 30 October 2017 as part of an expansive gambling bill. Launched in December.

36% tax rate on land-based and online sports betting revenue.

Yearly overview

Month Total handle Total revenue
December TBA TBA

 

Rhode Island

Land-based sports betting legalized on 22 June 2018. Launched in November.

Online/ mobile sports betting is not yet legal

Tax – Rhode Island uses a revenue sharing model

  • The state receives 51% of sports betting revenue.
  • Vendors receive 32% of sports betting revenue.
  • Casinos and sports betting venues hold onto 17% of sports betting revenue.

Yearly overview

Month Total Handle Total revenue
November TBA TBA
December TBA TBA

 

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