Consumer spending on sports betting in Mississippi was 0.9% higher year-on-year in August, while revenue in the state remained level.
Revenue for the month hit $2.7m, level with the same month last year and 8.0% more than $2.5m in July.
As has been the case for some time, coastal casinos were again the most popular venues among Mississippi players. Consumers spent $13.6m betting on sports at coastal casinos, with revenue amounting to $1.6m.
Total sports betting spend at central casinos amounted to $5.2m in August and revenue $730,257.
Finally, northern casinos took a total of $2.6m in sports bets during the month and posted $371,721 in overall revenue.
As to what players were betting on, baseball remained the most popular sport in the state. Some $7.2m was spent betting on baseball at coastal casinos, as well as $2.0m at central venues and $1.2m at northern locations.