Pennsylvania Hits Second-Highest Sports Betting Volume

Pennsylvania Hits Second-Highest Sports Betting Volume
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Pennsylvania might not have set a record for its sports betting handle in September, but the amount it took in is still impressive.

Pennsylvania sports betting brought in $578,760,746, which was up 66.1% from the $348,520,369 in August and up 25.1% from September 2020 ($462,787,392).

It was the second-highest sports betting handle in the state's history.

Mobile sports betting was 91.1% of the market, bringing in a total of $527,438,189. That figure was up 65.8% from August, which was $318,131,156 and up 27.4% from the $414,100,359 it earned in September 2020.

Gross betting revenue was up in September. It was $28,253,790, up 56.9% from August ($18,007,244) and up 350.6% from $6,269,883 total is Sept. 2020.

Pennsylvania Sports Betting, September vs. August

Total HandleMobile Handle Gross Revenue
September$578.761M $527.438M $28.254M
Change Up 66.1% Up 65.8% Up 56.9%

Gaming Handle Up and Down

September table games gross revenue in Pennsylvania was down 2.6% from August, coming in at $84,089,528.

The handle at Pennsylvania online slot sites was $1.792 billion, up 0.5% from $1.783 billion in August. The interactive slots gross revenue of $68,560,341 was up up 3.4% from August and was a new state record.

The old record was $67.249M, set in May.

September retail slots handle was $2.521 billion, which was down 4.8% from August. The retail slots gross terminal revenue was $198,880,281, and that was down 5.2% from August.

Banked table game handle was up 23.6% from August at $1.726 billion. The September interactive banked tables gross revenue was $26,343,260, up 37.2% from August.