Rhode Island sports betting handle declines in FY23

Rhode Island’s sports betting handle for the 2023 financial year declined year-on-year despite consumers spending more than $500.0m.

Handle for the 12 months to 30 June hit $509.5m, down 1.5% from $517.2m in the previous year.

Players spent $331.9m betting online, up 14.3% but retail across the Twin River and Tiverton casinos fell 21.7% to $177.6m. Twin River took $115.3m in bets and Tiverton $62.3m.

However, total revenue for the year reached $50.9m, up 28.2% from 2022’s $39.7m. Players won $458.6m from sports betting.

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