A day after the NFL preseason opened with the Cleveland Browns’ 21-16 come-from-behind victory over the New York Jets, New York sports betting reported its second consecutive rise in weekly handle.
The official mobile figures for the week ending July 30 were released by the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) Friday.
New York posted more than $246.48 million, a solid $28.64 million increase from the week before ($217.84 million), in total mobile handle. Total Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR) posted at more than $24.20 million, a smidge downward from a week ago ($25.34 million).
Tax collected by the state: $12,343,433.
Since the launch of New York sport betting apps, the state has generated more than $26.235 billion in mobile handle, more than $2.268 billion in mobile GGR and $1.157 billion in taxes.
DraftKings Has Biggest Increase of the Week
Six of the eight providers (BallyBet is in its fifth week of transitioning to a new platform) had increases in their handles. Four of the eight had GGR increases.
DraftKings posted more than $94.51 million in handle, a significant $22.63 million jump from a week ago. It also was the largest number recorded since more than $124.48 million was posted for the week ending June 25. The Boston-based company generated more than $13.38 million in total GGR, its highest since more than $12.35 million for the week ending June 18.
FanDuel NY still led the week with $95.21 million in handle, its highest mark since over $102.23 million was recorded June 18.
BetMGM, Caesars Sportsbook, WynnBET and PointsBet increased in weekly handle. WynnBET, Resorts World Bet and BetRivers were up in GGR.
Here are the top five weekly handles:
- FanDuel: $95.2M
- DraftKings: $94.5M
- Caesars Sportsbook NY: $26.46M
- BetMGM: $16.1M
- BetRivers: $7.9M