Caesars’ market share of PA sports betting handle has increased consistently during the last 17 months.
According to figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, 93% of Pennsylvania sports betting happened online.
Barstool trending down
Barstool Sportsbook took in $20.2 million in mobile bets last month. Its 4.4% market share continues a steady downward trend in the last 17 months.
In January 2022, Barstool claimed nearly 10% of all online sports betting dollars.
Its handle share has decreased almost every month since, with April and May under 5% each.
PointsBet staying steady in PA
In recent months, Caesars and Barstool have been the two most noticeable market movers.
PointsBet, whose shareholders are meeting this week to approve a recently increased $225 million offer from Fanatics for its US assets, has not seen its market share fluctuate much in Pennsylvania. Since January 2022, PointsBet has averaged 1.85% of the online market.
Its highest share of the market during that time was 2.6% of handle in April 2022.
PA sports betting handle up in May
Overall, Pennsylvania sports betting handle posted slight annual gains in May. Last month, the $495.5 million handle figure was $2.2 million more compared to May 2022.
Monthly revenue increased 20% year-over-year. After paying out last month’s winners, sportsbooks held onto $57.5 million, noticeably more than last year’s May revenue of $47.8 million.
The 11.8% win rate in May was the highest hold percentage since sportsbooks held 12.4% in December 2008. Pennsylvania collected $14.8 million in sports betting taxes last month.