For Immediate Release
Colorado Division of Gaming Releases June 2021 Sports Betting Figures
LAKEWOOD, Tuesday, July 27, 2021– The Colorado Division of Gaming released the June 2021 monthly sports betting figures today.
The total handle for June 2021 was $229,764,688, nearly an 8% decrease over the total handle of the prior month, May 2021. Total taxes collected in June from sports betting wagers was $1,186,454.
Year-over-year, wagers in June were up from $38.1 million from June 2020.
The top three sports for sports betting for the month of June were led by Basketball with $74.8 million bets being placed. Second was Baseball with $54.5 million, third was Parlays/Combinations $33.9 million.
View the June 2021 Sports Betting Monthly Proceeds report on the Division of Gaming's website at https://sbg.colorado.gov/sports-betting-monthly-proceeds-reports.
On November 6, 2019, Colorado voters passed Proposition DD, establishing Colorado as one of many states across the country to allow people to place legal bets on sporting events since the Supreme Court ruling struck down a law that banned sports betting in most U.S. states. With the passage of Proposition DD and the Colorado General Assembly's legislative bill in May 2019, the Colorado Limited Gaming Control Commission and the Colorado Division of Gaming became the statutory authority over the legalized sports betting regulation in Colorado. Legalized, regulated sports betting began in Colorado on May 1, 2020.
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