Last updated on December 3rd, 2021 at 09:44 am
Nevada sportsbook operators reported they handled $1.1 billion in wagers in October. It was the first time that the state’s sports betting industry got over $1 billion in bets for a month. Nevada achieved its previous record of $786 in September.
According to sportsbook pay per head reports, the $1.1 billion handle increased 66.8 percent from October 2020 and 102.3 percent from October 2019. As a result, Nevada joined New Jersey as the only states to handle more than $1 billion in a single month. New Jersey achieved the $1 billion milestone in September and October of this year.
Bettors had more accomplishments than ordinary during the month, powering the record sum bet. The sportsbooks won a net $48.3 million in a private handle, remembering $29.8 million for football wagers, as per income numbers delivered Tuesday by Nevada Gaming Control.
In October, a record $728.6 million was wagered on college and professional football. Yet, sportsbooks held only 4.1% of the sum bet, a lower than ordinary hold rate brought about by a line of losing NFL Sundays during the month.
The sportsbooks skipped back amazingly in November, for certain bookmakers saying it was their most remarkable month of all time. As a result, many people are thinking of becoming a bookie in Nevada. It is the best time to start a sportsbook because the NFL, NBA, and NHL are ongoing. However, before you start a sportsbook, make sure you check the bookie pay per head features.
Michael Lawton of the Nevada Gaming Control Board ascribed the record October to the expanded acknowledgment of versatile betting, an intense games plan with each of the four significant expert associations in real life. Also, only five weeks remain in the NFL season. Wagers set online represented 64.0% of the aggregate sum bet in October.