Connecticut Online Casino and Sports Betting Bounced Back in March 2022

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  • Connecticut’s online gambling market reported a mont-to-month GGR increase of 45.4%.
  • Online casinos produced a gross gaming revenue of $18.6 million for the month of March 2022.
  • Internet sports betting handle for March represented 93.7% of the state’s total sports betting handle.

Connecticut’s online casino and sports betting markets reported a month-to-month gross gaming revenue increase of 45.4%.

After posting a GGR of $17.2 million in February 2022, Connecticut’s online gambling operations generated $25 million for the month of March.

Online casino was the top draw in the state with players placing bets totalling $568.3 million via FanDuel and DraftKings alone. Revenue before deductions from promotions amounted to $22.6 million while the gross gaming revenue amount was listed at $18.6 million.

Foxwoods is Still Number 1

Consumers wagered a total of $540.2 million via Foxwoods Casino last month, the most by any operator in the state. This amount included $32.2 million worth of promotional bet credits. Owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe, Foxwoods Casino remained as the top operator in the market with $10.2 million in online casino revenue for the month of March 2022.

Meanwhile, The Mohegan Sun, operated by the Mohegan Tribe, ranked second after generating a total igaming revenue of $8.1 million from a total $271.6 million from online casino wagers taken. Mohegan Sun also reported $903,992 in promotional coupons and credits for Mach 2022.

Sports Betting Revenues Double Previous Month’s Numbers

The total online and retail sports betting handle for March 2022 was $140.7 million which was a 21.7% from the February total of $115.6 million. The total betting handle did not surpass the totals of December and January. Still, it was a big bounce-back from a slow February. Total taxable gaming revenue from sports betting was $7.5 million which doubled the February figure of $3.6 million.

Of the total betting handle, 93.7% was wagered online or a total of $131.9 million. Foxwoods took a total of $61.5 million in online sports bets during March 2022. Mohegan Sun followed with $56.3 million in online sports wagers while the Connecticut Lottery had $13.2 million. Mohegan however claimed the top spot in online sports betting vertical with a $3.5 million GGR. On the other hand, Foxwoods reported $2.5 million in gross gaming revenue and the Connecticut Lottery at $717,667.

Shane Acedera / Author

Shane grew up watching the Magic & Bird rivalry but ended up rooting for Detroit's Bad Boys team in the 1990s NBA. He loves to tell sports stories and has been writing about sports since high school. When Shane isn't busy jotting down his thoughts, he's just chillin' at home with his wife Rocelle and their two dogs named Horry and Fisher. He recently added a new family member, adopting a handsome retired K-9 named Ranger.

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