Illinois betting handle grows 42.4% in October

first_img Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Sports betting Rush Street’s Kambi-powered sportsbook fell back to second place in terms of stakes, at $115.5m, though continued to lead the market in revenue on $12.9m for the month.  18th December 2020 | By Robin Harrison In-person bettors staked $19.9m on professional sports, then a further $4.9m on collegiate sports, and $18,581 on motorsports.  The vast majority of bets were placed online, with betting on professional sports made up $335.8m of the channel’s handle. A further $73.8m was staked on collegiate sports online, while $237,108 was bet on motorsports.  Illinois betting handle grows 42.4% in October Illinois’ sports betting market grew once again in October, with amounts wagered up 42.4% month-over-month to $434.6m, and revenue jumped to $42.2m as the vertical’s rapid growth in the state continued. Retail handle, at a time when access to land-based gaming remains significantly limited as a result of novel coronavirus (Covid-19) restrictions, lagged behind. Topics: Finance Sports betting Online sports betting Retail sports betting FanDuel, partnered with Boyd Gaming’s Par-A-Dice, followed in third with amounts wagered totalling $105.3m, and revenue coming to $11.1m. Read the full story on iGB North America. Tags: Illinois Gaming Board For the first time since the market went live, Rush Street was replaced as the main driver of customer activity by DraftKings, which handled $141.4m in stakes in October, generating taxable revenue of $11.5m.  Regions: US Illinois Email Address AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterlast_img read more