New Jersey set a new record in sports betting sales in January, while the state became the first in the United States to generate over $ 100 million in monthly online casino sales.
Figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (NJDGE) show that total gaming revenue for the month was $ 346.4 million (£ 249.0 million / EUR 287.1 million), which is 15.3 % more than last January and 10.7% more than December 2020.
Sports betting revenue hit a record high of $ 82.6 million, up 54.3% from $ 53.6 million in January last year and up 24.4% from the previous record of 66, $ 4 million in December 2020.
Players bet $ 948.7 million on sports in January, compared to a record $ 996.3 million last December, with an online stake of $ 886.7 million and personal stake of 72.1 $ Million in retail sports betting.
FanDuel and PointsBet at Meadowlands took the top spot in the state sports betting market with monthly sales of USD 46.8 million, 76.6% up on the previous year.
Read the full story about iGB North America.