In December, Kansas saw a new record for sports wagering revenue, with a total of $20.1 million. This surpassed the previous record of $14.4 million set in October by 39.6%. The revenue was also significantly higher than the $10.3 million in December 2022 and $8.9 million in November 2023.

Online betting accounted for the majority of the revenue, bringing in $19.2 million, while retail wagering contributed $808,961.

While the total handle for December fell just short of November’s all-time high at $259.7 million, it still marked a 40.4% increase from the previous year.

Individual operators in the online market also saw significant revenue. Boot Hill Casino and DraftKings led the way with $8.5 million from a $103.8 million handle, followed by Kansas Star and FanDuel with $7.2 million from an $86.5 million handle, and Kansas Crossing and BetMGM with $3.0 million from a $22.6 million handle.

In the retail segment, Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway took the lead with $545,035 in revenue and a $7.8 million handle. Kansas Star and FanDuel ranked second with $208,110 in revenue and a $1.8 million handle, while Boot Hill and DraftKings placed third with $42,507 in revenue and a $417,104 handle.

For the month of December, Kansas collected $2.0 million in sports betting taxes, with the majority coming from online betting.

Looking at the fiscal year-to-date, the total handle for sports wagering surpassed $1.16 billion, including $1.11 billion from online and $52.9 million from retail. The total revenue for the fiscal year-to-date amounted to $63.1 million, with online betting contributing $59.3 million and retail wagering $3.8 million. Tax for the fiscal year-to-date reached $6.3 million.

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