Arizona sportsbooks claim record $60.1 million in September revenue

Arizona sportsbooks claim record $60.1 million in September revenue

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  • Chris Altruda, SportsHandle
November 20, 2023 3:24 PM
  • Chris Altruda, SportsHandle

Arizona became the ninth state to surpass $1 billion in all-time sports wagering revenue Wednesday when the state’s Department of Gaming reported a record $60.1 million in Arizona sports betting winnings for September prior to federal excise taxes being removed.

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The Grand Canyon State also became the fastest to the milestone, reaching the benchmark in 25 months of sports wagering. Illinois held the previous record at 27 months, which excluded two months of no bets due to the COVID-19 pandemic taking place before mobile wagering was available. Arizona, Illinois, and Virginia are the only states to reach $1 billion in total operator revenue in less than 30 months.