The Oregon Lottery’s Score Board sports betting app set a new monthly handle record in October, with revenue jumping 86.7% month-over-month.
Gross gaming revenue for the month amounted to $2.8m, breaking the previous record of $1.5m, set in September.
Players spent $29.5m on sports betting in October through the lottery’s SBTech-powered Score Board sportsbook, again surpassing the previous record of $26.2m, by 12.6%.
Some 24,562 unique players placed 903,187 sports bets in October, while 3,464 new registrations were also recorded during the month.
Football proved to be the sport of choice for consumers in October, with players betting a total of $12.2m, resulting in $1.5m in revenue for the lottery.
Players wagered $4.9m on baseball bets, generating $346,027 in revenue, while basketball bets amounted to $4.4m, leading to $333,021 in revenue.
Other stand-out sports included soccer, which attracted $3.5m in total bets and generated $288,400 in revenue for the lottery, table tennis with a $1.2m handle and $138,704 in revenue, and mixed martial arts with $103,894 from $1.0m in wagers.
In terms of bet types, players placed $22.8m in single and teaser wagers, which led to $1.7m in revenue, as well as $6.7m in combo and system bets, resulting in $1.0m in revenue.
Pre-match bets accounted for 71.4% of all sports wagers placed in October, with players spending $17.3m. Oregon consumers spent $12.1m in in-play, live bets, accounting for 28.6% of all bets in the month.