On Wednesday afternoon, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement released casino industry figures from Might, including totals for sports betting. According to the figures, the Garden State’s retail and online/mobile sportsbooks collected $318.9 mm in wagers, winning $15.5 mm off of gamblers.
The amount of the deal with that came more than the internet was $263.five mm, or 82.6% of the total. That’s the highest it has ever been within the state’s roughly one-year-old sports betting market. Online/mobile accounted for 81% in April. There’s been incremental growth within the online share from the handle.
In 2018, online sports handle accounted for 62.6% of industry deal with. It’s possible that online/mobile will ultimately account for 90% of the total handle.
Two of New Jersey’s legal and regulated sportsbooks captured the majority of the income. The Meadowlands (primary companion: FanDuel) had $8.six mm in Might, while Resorts Digital (DraftKings) had $4.1 mm in May win. Monmouth Park (William Hill) was third with $1.35 mm.
So far in 2019, the books have won a combined $99.93 mm from sports bettors. The books won $94.02 mm from bettors within the second half of 2018.
The books have taken $1.7 billion in bets so far this year. Here’s a take a look at the month-to-month handles because the state kicked off sports betting in June 2018. It’s been an excellent initial year for the marketplace.