New Hampshire sports betting handle reaches $17.3m in first month

3 February 2020

Consumers in New Hampshire bet a total of $17.3m (£13.2m/€15.6m) on sports during the first full month of legal wagering in the US state.

The New Hampshire Lottery and partner DraftKings officially launched mobile and online sports betting in the state on 30 December, with players able to bet digitally or in person at retail locations.

Full details of the first month of wagering were not disclosed, but the Lottery did reveal that net profit from sports betting in January came in at more than $1.2m.

More than 29,100 people also registered to place legal sports wagers in the state.

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu said the state was boosted by betting on Super Bowl LIV, which took place yesterday (2 February) in Miami Gardens, Florida, The Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers 31-20.

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