Massachusetts residents gambled over $500 million dollars on sports betting in September alone


September kicked off the 2023 NFL season which was a special one in Massachusetts as it is the first year you can legally gamble on sports in the state. According to the Massachusetts gaming commission, Massachusetts residents wagered a whopping $512 million dollars on sports betting in the first month of the NFL regular season.

Photo by Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

$499.7 million was wagered via online sports betting, with Draftkings being the most popular in the state. $49 Million was considered “taxable gaming revenue” and $9.8 Million was collected for taxes.

Photo by Massachusetts Gaming Commission.

Between the NBA now tipping off, the MLB World Series, and the NFL in full swing, one would imagine these numbers will rise even higher in October and November.

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