State: NJ gambling revenue flat in February, even with Super Bowl

Despite the Super Bowl, New Jersey’s casinos and racetracks took in $200 million less in sports bets in February than they did a month earlier.

Associated Press

Mar 16, 2021, 10:57 PM

Updated 1,214 days ago

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Despite the Super Bowl, New Jersey’s casinos and racetracks took in $200 million less in sports bets in February than they did a month earlier.
Figures released Tuesday by state regulators show the gambling outlets handled nearly $743 million worth of sports bets in February. That's down from more than $996 million in January.
But February’s sports betting numbers were still about $200 million higher than they were in February 2020.
Internet gambling was up over 80% from a year ago.
The combination helped the casinos and tracks barely exceed the total amount they took in last February.
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