Nevada hit a few slot machine jackpots after setting a historic game-winning record in March.
March’s global victory in Nevada was $ 1.355 billion, just a shadow below the $ 1.359 billion set in July 2021.
March was the 13th consecutive month that the Nevada gaming industry hit the $ 1 billion mark. The figure for March 2022 was almost 27% higher than in March 2021.
Busy April Calendar in Las Vegas
Considering the calendar of events in Las Vegas in April, which has already included two weekends of concerts by the popular Korean music group BTS and the NFL Draft (from today to Saturday), April could arrive at $ 1.5 billion, depending on the whims of Lady Luck. .
Sports betting should get a boost as NFL fans arrive in town. Up to 200,000 visitors are expected to gather for the call-up of college-selected star players during the NFL Draft.
In terms of sports betting in March, overall management was $ 863.3 million, 10.6% more than in February ($ 780.8 million) and 34.7% more than in March of 2021 ($ 641 million). The vast majority of these sports betting handles were in basketball, which cost $ 708.9 million, heavily driven by the NCAA Basketball Tournament.
Nevada Sports Betting, March vs. February
Total handling Mobile Revenue March 863,284 M $ 576,647 M $ 36,926 M $ February 780,769 M $ 512,373 M $ 30,920 M $ Change 10.6% 12.5% 19.4%
Sports betting revenue was $ 37 million, 19.4% more than in February ($ 31 million), but 6.2% less than in March 2021 ($ 39.3 million) .
The handling of online sports betting was $ 576.6 million, 66.8% of the total. Online sports management in March increased by 12.5% compared to February ($ 512.4 million) and 49.7% more than in March 2021 ($ 385.1 million). Mobile sports betting accounted for 66.8% of the total.
Nevada does not offer real money online casino games, with the notable exception of internet poker. And for online sports betting, customers must register in person instead of online.