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Sportsbetting within the state of Iowa grew by 14.9% in the month of October, raking in $5.7 million during the month.
The state's gaming regulator revealed that numbers were higher in October, which was the second full month that the activity has been offered. Customers placed $46.5 million in bets during the month, which was up 20.8% from September. Online betting generated $25.9 million of that total, up 18.8%, while digital revenues reached $2.7 million.
Retail bets generated $3 million in revenue, with handle reaching $20.6 million.
The Hawkeye State's tax collectors scooped up $381,379 from the activity, up 14%.
Wagers will likely continue to grow in the state as the football season along with NBA season, and men's college basketball seasons all get into full swing.