Mississippi sports betting handle drops to $49.5m in October

Revenue reached $7.3m in October.
Revenue reached $7.3m in October.

The sports betting handle was down 11.9 per cent from October.

US.- Mississippi’s sports betting handle was $49.5m in October, down 11.9 per cent from October 2022 ($56.2m) and 4.1 per cent behind September this year. Revenue reached $7.3m, down 5.2 per cent from the same month in 2022 and 9.9 per cent behind September.

According to the Mississippi Gaming Commission, players spent $33.8m at coastal casinos, generating $4.5m in revenue. Central casinos reported $9.7m in sports bets and $2.1m in revenue. Northern casinos saw $6m in bets and $784,385 in revenue.

American football remained the most popular sport for betting with $27.2m in bets. Coastal casinos took $19.7m in football bets, Central casinos $4.1m and northern casinos $3.5m.

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