Sports betting in Arkansas reached $ 6.6 million in October
In October, bets totaling $ 6.6 million were placed at three Arkansas bookmakers.
Since June, bookmakers have been operating with limited throughput, and already in October the situation has improved significantly in contrast with the previous months, it grew by almost 66% comparatively to September, when the total bet amount was $ 4 million (an increase of 292% compared with August ).
Bookmaker revenue of $ 6.6 million was $ 940,514, which is 137% more compared to the previous month.
Southland Casino in West Memphis
reported the bets for the amount of $ 4.1 million. It makes two-thirds of the total for the month. This exceeds the September revenue by 76%, so the casino’s revenue was $ 546,627.
Oaklawn Racing Casino reported deals in the amount of $ 1.7 and revenue in the amount of $ 284,757, which is more comparatively to the bets amount of $ 1.1 million and $ 52,007 in revenue in September.
Saracen Casino was opened officially in mid-October, generating $ 726,311 at casino bets and $ 109,129 in revenue.
According to Legal Sports Report, the growth of bets and income should go on until November in case of
continuing football games and other sporting events.
At the moment there is no mobile bookmaker system and there are few sports betting points.