DraftKings has taken the lion’s share of the $37m in sports activities betting deal with generated in Maine for November. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
Maine’s digital sports activities betting market has loved a strong begin, raking in over $37m in deal with in its debut month.
DraftKings has left Caesars Sportsbook within the New England mud
Whereas not on the size of New York or Illinois, which have each damaged the $1bn month-to-month deal with mark, figures launched by the Maine Playing Management Unit (MGCU) reveal DraftKings has left Caesars Sportsbook within the New England mud.
In line with the MGCU’s sports activities wagering report, $30.5m was wagered at DraftKings whereas solely $7m went to Caesars. The latter is probably going aggrieved because it appeared it had the lion’s share of the market, having partnered with three of Maine’s tribes – the Penobscot Nation, Maliseets and Mi’kmaq – for the 4 accessible digital sports activities betting skins.
DraftKings made a really late play into the Maine sports activities betting market, partnering the Passamaquoddy Tribe late October to take the ultimate sports activities betting pores and skin.
In line with the Related Press, the 4 tribes acquired half of the gross receipts of approximately $2.3m whereas state coffers jingled to the tune of $468,000 in taxes.
Director of the MGCU Milt Champion summed up Maine’s first month from the regulator’s viewpoint by stating Wednesday: “Everyone’s behaving, and it’s very nice.”