Mississippi sports betting brings in $62.4m in November wagers; $3.1m in revenue

December 21, 2023
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Players in the Northern and Coastal regions bet more on football during the month than any other sport.

The Mississippi Gaming Commission has posted its sports betting numbers for November. The state generated handle of $62.4m during the month, growing 26% when compared to results from October.

During November, Northern Mississippi players bet more on football than they did on any other sport. Bettors in Northern Mississippi placed nearly $3.7m in wagers on football during the month. Parlay and basketball took the second and third spots for the highest number of bets, with parlay (which of course could include football matches as well as other spots) accounting for nearly $1.7m in total bets and basketball chipping in another $1.6m.

Football was also the name of the game for bettors in the Coastal region. Players in the Coastal region placed more wagers on football than on any other sports category, wagering close to $23.2m.

Players in Central Mississippi bet $3m on football and $5.2m on parlay for November.

Coastal players contributed the largest amount of wagers to the overall state handle in November, placing nearly $43.1m in bets.

November sports betting statewide generated nearly $3.1m in taxable revenue.

Mississippi’s casinos brought in $191.5m in revenue for November. The state reported its lowest casino revenue total during October, with November coming in as the second-lowest month for the year.

During this time last year, the state experienced a similar revenue decline, with numbers rising after the first of the year.

So far this year, Mississippi’s casinos have raked in nearly $2.3bn. March remains the highest-grossing month of the year for Mississippi. Casinos in March made a total revenue of $226.8m.


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