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With Sports Bettors Stuck At Home During Pandemic, Online Gambling Provides Jackpot

By Anthony Riccobono @tony_riccobono 08/18/20
Filed under: CA Sports Betting

Gamblers have turned to online betting during the coronavirus pandemic, and there is a belief that Americans will continue to wager from the comfort of their own homes at a high rate in the future.

With so many casinos across the country closed for weeks or even months at a time, U.S. commercial casino gross gaming revenue was down 78.8% in the second quarter of 2020 compared to Q2 in 2019, the American Gaming Association reported. Revenues from online gaming rose by 253.8% compared to the same three-month period last year with casinos making $402.7 million.

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