Rhode Island Sportsbetting Revenues Grow in December

This week the Rhode Island Lottery revealed the state's December sportsbetting financials, noting that both revenues and handle grew during the month.

Handle for the month was $59.2 million, up 7.8% from the same month last year. The numbers were down a tick from the $61.2 million in November, however. $36.7 million of this total was bet online, while $22.5 million was bet at retail locations. $15.3 million of the retail book total was wagered at Twin River, while Tiverton Casino had $7.2 million bet.

Revenues were $6.2 million, up 416.7% from last year, and also up 26.5% from November. Online sportbsetting revenues were $4.2 million of the total. Twin River Casino had $1 million in sportsbetting revenues, while Tiverton Casino had $996,580. Player win for the month was $53 million.

The end-of-year data shows handle of $270.6 million, with player winnings of $241.1 million, which leaves $29.4 million in revenue for books.

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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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