Virginia

4th March 2022

Virginia smashes sports betting handle record in January

Consumers in Virginia wagered a total of $485.5m on sports during January, a new monthly record for the US state. The January figure surpassed the…

22nd February 2022

Virginia college sports betting bill reaches state House

A bill that would allow betting on college sports teams based in Virginia has been referred to the House Committee on General Laws after passing…

2nd February 2022

Virginia falls just short of sports betting handle record in December

Consumers in Virginia wagered a total of $426.6m on sports during December, just short of the state’s monthly all-time high. The December figure was just…

17th January 2022

Virginia bill would remove bonus deduction for betting taxes

A bill that aims to remove the opportunity to deduct bonus spending from sports betting taxes in Virginia, effectively increasing the amount of tax that…

4th January 2022

Virginia sports betting revenue triples to $29.9m in November

Sports wagering revenue in Virginia came to $29.9m in November, up 205.1% from October and taking revenue beyond $100m since the state launched sports betting…

16th December 2021

PointsBet launches online and mobile sports betting in Virginia

PointsBet has become the latest operator to launch online and mobile sports betting in the state of Virginia. The operator will offer sports wagering in…

8th December 2021

VA surpasses $2.3bn in total wagers after setting new handle record in October

Consumers in Virginia spent a record $427.3m betting on sports in October, taking the total amounts wagered since the state’s market launched in January to…

2nd December 2021

888 expands US presence with Virginia sports betting license

Online betting and gaming operator 888 has secured a provisional sports betting license for its Sports Illustrated-branded product in the US state of Virginia. Issued…

24th November 2021

PointsBet partners Colonial Downs for Virginia sports betting license

PointsBet Holdings has linked up with racetrack Colonial Downs Group to secure a temporary supplier license to offer online sports wagering in the state of…

14th October 2021

Golden Nugget Online launches in WV and VA with Scientific Games

Golden Nugget Online Gaming (GNOG) has partnered with Scientific Games to launch an online sportsbook in Virginia, as well as internet sports betting and igaming…

12th October 2021

Virginia sports betting revenue decline continues in August

The Virginia Lottery has revealed sports betting revenue declined for the third consecutive month in August, despite the US state seeing a month-on-month improvement in…

6th September 2021

BlueBet withdraws application for Virginia sports betting license

Australian mobile wagering operator BlueBet Holdings has withdrawn its application for a license in Virginia after being deemed ineligible for a permit. BlueBet had put…

2nd September 2021

VA sports betting revenue drops in July as handle hits low

Sports betting revenue in Virginia slipped 14.8% month-on-month as the state saw its handle fall to the lowest monthly total since the market launched in…

3rd August 2021

Virginia sports betting revenue dips in June despite handle increase

The Virginia Lottery has reported a 5.1% month-on-month decline in sports betting revenue to $14.9m in June despite the US state’s handle increasing. Adjusted gross…