Mississippi sports handle tops $45m

Finance News

Mississippi reported its sports wagering handle for the month of March toppings $45.7m.

In Mississippi, football bettors continued to win big on the Gulf Coast, where the hold was 1.4 percent. In other regions of the state, the win percentage was 7.6-7.7 percent.

Along the Gulf Coast, football bettors beat the house for a second consecutive month the hold was 88 percent. Bettors also scored big on parlay cards in that region, leaving the house with a -2.5 percent hold. Basketball’s 11.5 percent hold and a 12.9 percent hold on other events pushed the overall total into positive territory.