Arizona Sports Betting Posts Record $691M for March
handle reached its all-time high of over $690 million in March, thanks to the NCAA Tournament.
According to the report released Monday by the Arizona Department of Gaming, the month closed the books on the first quarter, which introduced in a whopping $1.74 billion within the deal with.
March witnessed one of the best month for Arizona sportsbooks, which reported roughly $690.ninety seven million in wagers. It is almost a 40% increase in handle compared to the $491.7 million reported in February.
The earlier state deal with report was $563.7 million witnessed in January.
The Copper State launched its legal sports betting trade in September 2021.
It is the second time in three months in 2022 that Arizona sportsbooks accepted over one-half billion dollars in the handle and the sixth straight month of $450-plus handle.
Revenue Surged to 52% in March
Arizona sports betting income additionally surged by 52.4% to $37.2 million in March. However, heavy promotional spending among the operators brought down the taxable income to half – $18.7 million. The state of Arizona collected practically $1.7 million in taxes from that amount.
The Copper State was the last to launch its monthly report in March, which saw over $9.2 billion wagered throughout the nation. It is the second-highest national handle in the post-PASPA period, trailing only the $9.8 billion handle reported for January.
For March, gross sports betting income totaled $603 million – the third-highest behind November’s $723 million and January’s $648 million.
State taxes raised from the sports activities betting trade around the country totaled $118.5 million, with the New York’s cellular market accounting for nearly half the entire with $58.3 million. New York levies the best and most controversial tax fee at $51.
DraftKings Leads Arizona Handle
DraftKings posted a record $230.2 million for March, changing into the first cell sportsbooks in the Copper State to cross $1 billion within the general deal with. The Boston-based operator was ready to take action after bettering its handle percentage to seventy four.9% from February’s $131.6 million, sporting the crown once more after a brief rule of FanDuel.
FanDuel, nonetheless, led Arizona operators for the very best gross income – $12.9 million – for March.
BetMGM was the one other cell operator to report eight figures in gross revenue with $10.three million.
The 4 giant AZ sportsbooks – DraftKings, FanDuel, BetMGM, and Caesars – accounted for practically 94% of the $687.7 million wagered online in March.
Barstool Sportsbook was the only different operator to publish an eight-figure handle in March. The Penn National Gaming-owned cell sportsbooks took in $19.1 million in the peak month.
WynnBET was not far behind with a virtually $10 million deal with for the same month.
Arizona Becomes Sixth-Largest Nationally in March
Arizona’s March deal with of $691 million ranks it the sixth-largest sports betting market in the nation.
Interestingly, the newly launched Arizona market has eclipsed Colorado ($505.6 million), Michigan ($480 million), Indiana ($476.eight million), and Virginia ($469.5 million).
Ted Vogt, the director of the ADG, believes the March numbers suggest good things to come back for wagering within the state.
He stated he would look forward to seeing how the industry continues to develop as they finish out the first 12 months of legal sports activities betting within the coming months.
The second quarterly is predicted to be significantly slower as the enters the summer season slump. The so-called summer season stoop is marked by fewer sports activities actions within the nation, leading to decrease month-to-month handles. This phase historically continues till the common football season kicks off in September.
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