US online gaming revenue up 254% in Q2 as Covid-19 hits land-based sector

Q2 brick-and-mortar GGR down 78.8% as lockdown closures wreak havoc on US gambling hubs Las Vegas and Atlantic City

US online gambling gross gambling revenue (GGR) went up a record 253.8% year-on-year during the second quarter of 2020, shooting up to $402.7m (£308.1m), according to the latest statistics released by the American Gaming Association (AGA). US sports betting GGR during Q2 was also severely impacted by Covid-19, falling by 46.3% to $64.2m (£49.1m), as…

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