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New York sports betting revenue doubles in November


Gross gaming revenue from sports betting in the state of New York doubled year-on-year in November to $2.6m, according to new figures published by the State Gaming Commission.

The monthly total was up from $1.3m in November 2019, and also level with the $2.6m recorded in October of this year.

Rush Street’s Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady continued to lead the New York market in November, posting $1.1m in sports betting revenue, up 91.2% on last year and level with October’s total.

The del Lago Resort and Casino in Waterloo, with its DraftKings sportsbook, was second with $949,710 in revenue. This was 312.8% more than the same month last year and 23.1% higher than October this year.

Tioga Downs Casino in the Fingerlakes, which runs a FanDuel sportsbook, placed third with $347,089, up 463.3% on November 2020 and 12.9% up on October’s total.

Resorts World Catskills, the only other licensed sportsbook operator in the state, saw its revenue slip 36.4% year-on-year to $274,324, with this amount also down 41.6% on October’s total.

Figures do not include contributions from the state’s tribal casinos.

Currently the Oneida Indian Nation’s Turning Stone Resort, Point Place Casino and Yellow Brick Road Casino offer betting in partnership with Caesars Entertainment, while International Game Technology’s PlaySports will power betting at the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino.