NY Sports Betting Experiences Super Bowl Bounce-Back

NY Sports Betting Experiences Super Bowl Bounce-Back
Fact Checked by Pat McLoone

Super Bowl Sunday capped a big football season and a big week for mobile New York sports betting.

Nine mobile providers handled more than $424.30 million for the week ending Feb. 12, an increase of more than $93 million from the week before, as official weekly numbers were released Friday by the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC).

Since the stateā€™s historic launch on Jan. 8 last year, the number marked the 12th time overall it has gone over $400 million, including five of the last seven weeks of reporting.  
Mobile Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR) for the week was $12 million, a decrease of more than $29.15 million from the previous week. It was the lowest number generated since more than $9.98 million was posted for the week ending Dec. 18 and the third lowest since launch (58 weeks). 
The state collected $6,121,839 in taxes.

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New York Mobile Sports Betting, Feb. 6-12

Mobile handle GGR
FanDuel $165,395,490 $9,206,199
DraftKings $150,393,366 $2,907,776
Caesars $58,862,752 Minus-$1,315,651
BetMGM $28,481,438 $803,206
BetRivers $8,964,976 Minus-$61,909
PointsBet $7,951,616 $246,945
WynnBet $2,689,832 $140,028
Resorts World $1,379,022 $61,968
Bally Bet $185,750 $15,044
Totals $424,304,242 $12,003,605
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Handle Increases, GGR Decreases

Seven of the nine New York sports betting apps increased handle from a week ago. The exceptions were Resorts World Bet and NY BetRivers.

Of note, DraftKings NY posted more than $150.39 million in total handle, a whopping $41.73 million increase from last week.

Here the top five producers for the week: 
1: FanDuel Sportsbook NY ($165.395 million handle, $9.2 million GGR) 
2: DraftKings NY ($150.39M handle, $2.9 GGR) 
3: Caesars Sportsbook NY ($58.86M handle, Minus-$1.32 million GGR) 
4: BetMGM NY ($28.48M handle, $803,206 GGR) 
5: NY BetRivers ($8.96M handle, Minus-$61,909 GGR)

Others include: PointsBet NY ($7.95M handle, $246,945 GGR); WynnBET NY ( $2.69M handle, $140,028 GGR); Resorts World Bet NY ($1.38M handle, $61,968 GGR) and Bally Bet NY ($185,750 handle, $15,044 GGR).

Since launch, four of the nine providers have collected more than $1 billion in handle:  FanDuel ($7.516 billion), DraftKings ($5.357B), Caesars ($3.111B) and BetMGM New York ($1.514B).

Since launch, New York has generated more than $18.657 billion in total handle,  $1.552 billion in GGR and Albany has collected more than $791.73 million in taxes. 

Cumulative Totals, Jan. 8, 2022-Feb. 12, 2023

Mobile handle GGRTaxes
FanDuel $7,515,754,356 $757,336,445$386,241,587
Caesars $3,111,120,712 $232,157,320 $118,400,233
BetMGM $1,514,215,632 $90,496,402 $46,153,165
PointsBet $503,009,080 $29,817,014 $15,206,677
BetRivers $475,532,996 $25,809,074 $13,162,628
WynnBet $107,929,268 $6,666,071 $3,399,696
Resorts World $65,866,920 $3,400,740 $1,734,377
Bally Bet $7,085,635 $447,250 $228,098
Totals$18,657,535,334 $1,552,413,897 $791,731,087


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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