Mississippi revenue rises as sports betting begins

Sports Betting

Mississippi Scores High Revenues In Since Legal Sports Betting Addition, up 8 Percent from $168 Million in August 2017.

Operators in the state reported a total gain of $6.3 million in sports betting wagers for the first full month of regulated activities.

So far, the most popular sport to earn the most revenues was Baseball. Baseball wagers earned $3.3 million bets for the month of August. American football earned $1.3 million and $1.4 million on parlay betting. There are several well-known gambling companies that are currently offering sports betting in the state, but MGM was the very first one to go live with sports betting action on day one, which was August 1st.

Other companies such as Caesars Entertainment, launching sports betting services didn’t go live until later on in the month. SBTech launched the early part of this month and William Hill just obtained its license and will be launching with Eldorado to cover the Mississippi market.

Mississippi may be a little behind New Jersey, but they are off to a great start with legalized sports betting in the USA. Allen Godfrey, Mississippi Gaming Commission Executive Director told media outlets that if the time period was extended by a few days revenues would have passed the $9.8 million mark.




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