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NFL return helps boost Oregon’s September betting revenue


Oregon’s Scoreboard sports betting app brought in revenue of $1.2m in September, up 18.4% compared to August but down 17.5% year-on-year.

Handle was recorded at $25.0m for the month, a rapid increase of 41.7% month-on-month but a decline of 4.2% compared to September 2020.

The number of unique average players hit 24,965, almost double the 12,863 recorded in August and a 12.1% increase from the previous September.

The average bet totaled at $32.80, up 14.6% month-on-month and 5.1% from September 2020.

With the return of the NFL, football generated the highest handle at $9.7m. This was a significant increase of $8.6m compared to August, and a 35.5% increase compared to the previous September.

Baseball, which has the highest betting handle in August, brought in a handle of $6.7m in September. This was a decrease of 10.3% month-on-month and a rise of 63.9% year-on-year.

Soccer generated a handle of $3.3m in September, a monthly rise of 14.9% and a yearly rise of 55.9% year-on-year.

The total handle for September came to $25.0m, up 41.7% from the $17.6m total in August and a light decrease of 4.2% from $26.1m generated in September 2020.

In August, the Oregon Lottery Commission voted to migrate its Scoreboard betting product from the SBTech platform to DraftKings’ brand. This option became available after DraftKings acquired SBTech last year.