Mississippi sports betting revenue up 8% in April

Sports Betting

According to figures released by the Mississippi Gaming Commission, a total of $34.3m was wagered on sporting events in April up 8%.

NCAA March Madness tournament gave sports betting handle a massive boost the month prior. On top of this, April is a much slower month, with fewer major sporting events to bet on.

Year-over-year handle in the Razorback State more than doubled to over $400 million in 2023, while revenue did likewise to $37.2 million, as the state reported an increase of nearly $3 million in tax revenue.