Michigan Handle Hits $463.3 Million in October

Michigan's gambling industry set a record for sportsbetting handle in October as bettors wagered $463.3 million, while gross gaming revenues also set new records.

Casino and sportsbook revenue in the state was up 6.3% from last month to $134 million, with $24.3 million from that total coming from online gaming. Tribal and commercial casinos in the state generated $109.7 million. After promotions and incentives, revenues were $103.6 million, which was still up 92.3% from September.

Online sportsbetting revenues were $4.7 million, beating September's $17,399. Online casino gambling revenues were $98.9 million.

Operators paid $20.8 million in taxes during the month.

No comment from the Michigan Gambling Control Board was available as of press time.

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Dustin Jermalowicz // News Editor
Dustin Jermalowicz
Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.

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