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New Hampshire sports handle reaches 10-month high in October


Players in New Hampshire bet $91.3m on sports during October, a 7.0% drop from last year but the highest monthly total since January 2022.

Spending was down from $98.2m in October 2021 but 16.8% ahead of the $78.2m wagered by consumers in September this year.

Of the $91.3m spent in October, $68.2m was bet online with the remaining $23.1m at retail sportsbooks.

In terms of gross revenue for the month, this amounted to $9.1m, up 68.5% from $5.4m in October last year and also 23.0% ahead of the $7.4m generated in September 2022.

Online sports betting was responsible for $6.6m in revenue for October, while retail revenue reached $2.5m.

Tax generated from sports wagering during the month amounted to $4.5m, with $3.4m coming from online and $1.1m from retail.

For the financial year to date, consumer spending in the four months through to the end of October stood at $255.6m, with gross gaming revenue at $25.1m and tax tagged at $11.8m.