New York posts second-highest mobile weekly handle at $539.6 million

New York posts second-highest mobile weekly handle at $539.6 million

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  • Chris Altruda, SportsHandle
April 1, 2024 3:25 PM
  • Chris Altruda, SportsHandle

The New York State Gaming Commission reported a mobile sports betting handle of $539.6 million for the week ending March 24, the second-highest amount wagered in 117 weeks since sports betting apps became available in the Empire State.

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The action, highlighted by the first two rounds of the NCAA Tournament, trailed only the $572.6 million wagered during the week ending January 22, 2022, the third week mobile betting was available in New York. It was the sixth time handle surpassed one-half billion dollars and was the most since $502.2 million was bet the week ending Dec. 17. In stacking up this year’s handle against the week ending March 19 last year — also when the first two rounds were held — handle was up 17.3%.