New Jersey Has Taken $1.24 Billion in Sports Bets Since June
Inside the Fanduel Sportsbook. Courtesy of Matthew Foley
- New Jersey released its December 2018 sports betting figures on Monday. The state took $319 million in wagers, down slightly from $330.7 million in November.
- This brings the total amount wagered to nearly $1.25 billion since betting became legal back in June.
A total of $1.24 billion was bet in the first six-and-a-half months of legal sports gambling in New Jersey, as the December handle was published Monday by the state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement.
December’s total ($319 million) was down slightly from what New Jersey saw in November ($330.7 million).
In December, 75 percent of the money wagered in the state was done so on an app or a website. That number was 62 percent since New Jersey took its first bet on June 14.
DraftKings was the first to offer mobile in the state beginning Aug. 1. FanDuel opened up the Meadowlands on Sept. 1.