Mississippi sports betting revenue plummets in April

17 May 2019

Mississippi has seen revenue from its legal sports market plummet in April, with basketball remaining the most popular sport for wagering.

Amounts wagered across all sports were down 40.8% month-on-month to $19.2m (£15.1m/€17.2m) in April, with $12.1m (63.0%) of this total staked on basketball.

The final stages of the National Collegiate Athletics Association’s (NCAA) March Madness tournament were held during the month, with the National Basketball Association’s postseason tournament then beginning on April 13.

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