Rhode Island sets new sports betting handle record in January

Players in Rhode Island wagered a record $62.3m on sports in January, although revenue in the US state remained level year-on-year.

Consumer spending was 6.3% ahead of $58.6m in January of last year and 5.2% more than in December 2022, while the total surpassed the existing monthly record of $61.2m set in November 2022 by 1.8%.

Online betting accounted for $37.5m of all wagers placed during January, while retail spend was $24.8m, split $17.2m at Twin River and $7.7m the Tiverton Casino.

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