Virginia

3rd October 2022

Virginia halts sports betting handle decline in August as handle hits $284.7m

Consumers in Virginia wagered $284.7m on sports during August, preventing a fifth straight month of handle decline in the US state. The monthly total was…

5th September 2022

Virginia betting handle falls for fourth consecutive month in July

The Virginia Lottery reported a month-on-month drop in player spending on sports betting for the fourth consecutive month in July, though revenue in the state…

25th August 2022

Revenue at Hard Rock’s new Virginia casino hits $11.7m in debut month

Hard Rock International’s new land-based casino in the US state of Virginia posted $11.7m in adjusted gross revenue (AGR) during its first month of operation.…

11th August 2022

Caesars partners Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians for new Virginia casino

Caesars Entertainment has announced the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI) as a joint venture partner for its new land-based casino development project in Virginia.…

2nd August 2022

Sports betting revenue falls in VA despite handle increase in June

The Virginia Lottery reported a 40.9% year-on-year decline in sports betting revenue in the state during June, despite a 25.7% increase in player spending. Handle…

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…