DraftKings and partner Resorts World led the New Jersey sports wagering market in August, knocking Meadowlands off top spot for the first time since January 2019.
The partnership heralded $56.9m (£45.9m/€53.3m) in August. This was ahead of Meadowlands and partners FanDuel, PointsBet and SuperBook on $25.7m. PointsBet will soon rebrand as Fanatics after the latter completed the acquisition of the PointsBet US business in eight states, including New Jersey.
Total sports betting revenue for the month amounted to $96.0m, representing a 47.1% rise on last year. This was also the sector with the highest percentage of growth in the state in August.
In addition, sports wagering handle in New Jersey hiked 32.7% year-on-year from $546.8m to $725.8m. Of this total, $697.1m was bet online and $28.8m at retail sportsbooks across New Jersey.
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