The mobile sports betting market in West Virginia continues to grow. Though the start was slow, the state’s revenue from recently launched mobile sports betting operations in September is promising.
According to the figures released by West Virginia Lottery Commission, the revenue from mobile sports betting apps in the state has topped $1 million in September. The revenue for the first week of the launch in late August was $25,000.
Lottery Director John Myers has said that he is content and that the growth has been consistent.
On-site betting revenue at The Greenbrier casino in September totaled approximately $152,000. Hollywood Casino’s sportsbook in Charles Town grossed about $2.08 million in on-site wagering revenue last month.
A positive sign for the Mobile sports betting market in the state is that app users wagered about $7 million during the third week of October while only about $1.1 million was bet during the first full weekend of September.
Top online sports betting operators have launched their products partnering with licensed casinos in West Virginia.
In the last week of August, Draftkings launched its mobile sports betting app. Currently, the DraftKings app provides both daily fantasy as well as regular sports betting odds. The users will have both the options to switch between and chose from.
DraftKings has partnered with Penn National Gaming, land-based casino, and gambling operator to expand its online sports betting services in the US. The two companies had struck a partnership deal back in December 2018.