State lottery officials announced that more than $31 million was wagered at Maryland’s seven sportsbooks during the first month of the NFL and early college football season, up from $18.6 million in August.
According to numbers compiled by Maryland Lottery and Gaming, nearly $15.5 million in bets were placed in July.
Nearly $25 million in prize money was paid to bettors, leaving more than $6.6 million.
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The state receives about 15% of the taxable win amount after the casinos deduct promotional plays and any additional amounts. Additionally, the FanDuel Sportsbook at the Live! Casino & Hotel in Hanover continues to be the most popular sportsbook in the state, with $12.7 million in wagers followed by MGM National Harbor with $8.6 million and Horseshoe Casino Baltimore with $4.9 million.
Live! is the only casino to surpass both the $20 million and $25 million mark in wagers.
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