The constant delays plaguing the return of online sports betting to the state are keeping the sports betting market in West Virginia from reaching its potential.
West Virginia sportsbooks managed to generate a solid bump up in revenue. However, the overall handle continued to disappoint for the week ending June 29.
WV sports betting had its slowest week since the first weeks of betting in the state. Handle fell below $1.4 million for the first time since Sept. 2018.
WV sports betting continues to produce seesaw revenue reports. This week is a down week and there isn’t any news hinting it will change anytime soon.
West Virginia sports betting had its best showing in six weeks as the betting handle for WV sportsbooks nearly topped $2.3 million for the week.
The overall WV sports betting handle is suffering from the lack of an online sportsbook. Revenue from sports betting in WV, however, was in the black.
After posting its lowest overall sports betting handle since Oct. 2018 last week, WV sportsbooks dipped further for the week ending May 11.
West Virginia sports betting has officially hit a new low since losing two retail sportsbooks and the state’s only mobile option.
WV sports betting had another down week with handle and revenue figures falling. The trend will likely continue until online sports betting returns.
West Virginia sports betting has officially hit a plateau. Hope is on the way, though, as the WV Lottery approved five new online sports betting licenses.