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New Hampshire sets sports betting handle record in March


Consumers in New Hampshire spent a record $103.4m betting on sports in March, beating the previous monthly-high set back in January 2022.

The monthly handle was 3.9% ahead of the existing record of $99.5m, as well as 31.2% up from $78.8m in March 2022 and 18.9% ahead of the $87.0m spent in February this year.

Players wagered $93.4m online as well as $10.0m at retail sportsbooks across the state.

Turning to revenue, gross gaming revenue for the month amounted to $4.8m, a 92.0% rise from $2.5m in March of last year but 32.4% behind $7.1m in February.

Of this total, $2.8m was attributed to online sports betting, while $2.1m was generated from retail wagering.

New Hampshire was able to collect a total of $2.1m from sports wagering in March.

For the state’s financial year to date, handle for the nine months to the end of March was $727.1m, with gross gaming revenue at $62.9m and tax $28.8m.