Iowa saw a 27.5% increase in wagers in November, according to information from state regulators. The state’s sportsbooks, both retail and digital, handled $59.3 million in bets last month.
More than half the total betting handle in November came from online bets.
State bettors wagered more than $33.7 million through desktop and mobile devices
while retail sportsbooks handled about $25.7 million in wagers on a number of sports.
William Hill-powered Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino was once again the top performer in terms of bets placed with its retail and digital sportsbooks.
The gambling venue processed nearly $20.6 million in wagers last month, of which $19.1 million were placed online.
Betting revenue in the state amounted to $3.6 million in November. The majority came from Iowa’s sports betting facilities. Retail revenue totaled $2.067 million, while digital revenue amounted to $1.5 million last month.
Hard Rock’s Sioux City property handled nearly $1.7 million in bets in November, which translated to revenue of $171,018.
Hard Rock’s property in Iowa was the second one to go live with sports betting following the launch of its GiG-powered wagering operation in Atlantic City early this year.
Under the terms of the deal between the European tech supplier and the Florida-based casino and hospitality company
they are set to open more sportsbooks and roll out betting apps in more states as sports betting gains more and more traction in the United States.