One week was enough for mobile NY sportsbooks handing over winnings to their loyal bettors.
New York sports apps handled more than $352.6 million in total mobile handle, a $6.96 million decrease from $359.57 million the week before.
Official figures were released Thursday by the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) for the week ending Dec. 25.
Six of the nine mobile providers had increases in total Gross Gaming Revenue (GGR), with more than $37.8 million coming back to the books, a huge $27.81 million increase from the week before ($9.98 million).
Last week marked the second lowest total GGR ever by the sportsbooks since the state’s official launch on Jan. 8.
Weekly state tax registered at more than $19.27 million. The Empire State has a 51% tax rate, which is tied for the highest in the nation with New Hampshire.
Mobile sports wagering has generated more than $15.871 billion in handle, $1.332 billion in GGR and $679.63 million in state taxes.
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Big Week for PointsBet
Six of the nine mobile providers posted increases in handle, with FanDuel NY, BetMGM NY, Caesars Sportsbook NY and PointsBet NY seeing increases in both handle and GGR.
PointsBet gathered more than $10.4 million in total handle, just the 13th time since launch it has reached “double-digit” millions and just the second time since the week ending May 8.
The top five handles for the week: FanDuel NY ($151.42 million), DraftKings NY ($106.62 million), Caesars Sportsbook NY ($45.81 million), BetMGM NY ($27.18 million) and PointsBet NY ($10.43 million).
The next weekly report will be announced on Thursday, Jan. 5 (for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 1).
It’s almost been a year since legal sports wagering launched in the Empire State.