NFL Keeps NY Sports Betting Handle Above $400M Again

NFL Keeps NY Sports Betting Handle Above $400M Again
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The Empire State is enjoying the fruits of the football season as official weekly mobile New York sports betting figures for the week ending Sept. 24 were dropped Thursday afternoon by the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC).

For the third consecutive week, mobile handle eclipsed $400 million, posting at more than $428.3 million, a solid $27.8 million spike from the previous week. This is the highest number since $459.98 million was recorded for the week ending March 19 (the first weekend of the NCAA Men's College Basketball Tournament). The past three weeks the state has totaled more than $1.244 billion in mobile handle.

Total Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR) for the week recorded more than $35.9 million, a nice $7.48 million jump from a week ago. The state also collected $18,318,558 in taxes, a $3.8 million spike from last week ($14,498,834).

New Yorkā€™s 51% tax rate is tied with New Hampshire for the highest in the nation. Since launch, the Empire State has compiled more than $28.78 billion in handle and $2.505 billion in GGR. Albany, the state's capital, now has collected more than $1.278 billion in taxes. EmpireStakes.com reports weekly on the handle and revenue from NY sports betting apps.

New York mobile sports betting, week ending Sept. 24

 
Mobile handle GGR
DraftKings $176,013,275 $13,926,794
FanDuel $160,145,890 $14,787,845
Caesars $43,390,940 $3,120,817
BetMGM $26,244,993 $2,112,700
BetRivers $11,540,691 $1,184,812
PointsBet $6,403,791 $551,812
WynnBet $2,515,017 $171,647
Resorts World $2,087,311 $62,314
Bally Bet $0 $0
Totals $428,341,908 $35,918,741

 

FanDuelĀ Has Increase, DraftKings Slight Dip

DraftKings remained No. 1 for the week but had a modest dip of a little more than $3 million to $176 million in handle. FanDuel NY, the stateā€™s No. 1 overall provider, posted more than $160.14 million in weekly handle, a $21.17 million increase from the week before and its fourth straight week over $120 million.

PointsBet posted more than $6.4 million, its highest number since $7.8 million for the week ending March 19. Caesars Sportsbook NY ($43.39 million in handle) generated more than $3.12 million in total GGR, its largest since $3.63 million for the week ending May 28.

Tonight begins Week 4 of the NFL season in New York NFL betting as the Detroit Lions (2-1) visit the Green Bay Packers (2-1) in a key NFC North Division battle (Amazon Prime Video, 8:15).

Cumulative totals, Jan. 8, 2022-Sept. 24, 2023

 
Mobile handle GGRTaxes
FanDuel$11,536,448,641$1,205,307,274$614,706,710
DraftKings$9,019,849,972$731,042,988$372,831,924
Caesars $4,297,454,834 $318,236,882 $162,300,810
BetMGM $2,208,171,689 $147,944,231 $75,451,558
BetRivers $771,963,380 $46,793,594 $23,864,733
PointsBet $654,337,052 $39,716,301 $20,255,314
WynnBet $172,599,544 $10,289,800 $5,247,798
Resorts World $103,279,062 $5,695,952 $2,904,936
Bally Bet $16,370,924 $917,669 $468,011
Totals$28,780,475,096$2,505,944,694$1,278,031,794
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Author

Lou Monaco had been East Coast Scene columnist for Gaming Today in Las Vegas since June 2019, covering the East Coast sportsbook scene with emphasis on NJ and PA. He also currently is a part-time writer for the high school sports department for NJ Advanced Media (NJ.com) in Iselin, NJ. Lou has over 30 years sports experience with previous stints at ESPN SportsTicker, Daily Racing Form and Oddschecker.

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