New Hampshire sports betting handle sets state record

September’s record ended a streak of five months of lower handles.
September’s record ended a streak of five months of lower handles.

New Hampshire’s sports betting handle reached $68.1m in September, up 87.6 per cent month-on-month.

US.- Customers in New Hampshire spent a record $68.1m on sports betting in September, while revenue in the state climbed 64.5 per cent year-on-year. The record handle marked an increase of 87.6 per cent from $36.3m in August revenue.

The previous record for sports betting handle in New Hampshire came in January 2021 ($59.8m). September’s figures ended a streak of five consecutive months of lower totals thanks to the arrival of NFL betting and college football betting, a trend seen in other states.

Revenue for September 2021 amounted to $3.8m, up from $2.3m in September of 2020 and up 136.3 per cent from $1.6m in August this year.

New Hampshire also set a record for its mobile sports betting handle, taking in $50.5m worth of bets online for September, up 70.7 per cent from August’s $29.6m. The record was also 38 per cent higher than September 2020’s $36.6m. New Hampshire’s previous mobile handle high was in January 2021, at $49.4m.

The state generated $1.8m in tax from sports betting in September, $1.5m of which came from mobile activity and $247,783 retail wagering.

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