The Mississippi Gaming Commission has revealed that sports wagering revenue increased 64.5% year-on-year to $4.6m (£3.6m/€4.3m) in January, while the state’s handle also climbed by $10.0m.
Revenue was up from $2.8m in January of last year, and was also 31.4% higher than the $3.5m posted in the final month of 2019.
Consumers in Mississippi wagered a total of $45.2m on sports last month, which was 28.4% more than the $35.2m spent in January 2019.
Coastal casinos once again proved to be the most successful, generating a total of $3.1m in revenue last month, up 72.2% on $1.8m last year. Player spend was also higher at $30.1m, up from $21.2m in January of last year.