Industry News of the Day for January 5, 2022

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  • IGB, 1.4.22: Virginia Sports Betting Revenue Triples To $29.9m In November 
    • Sports wagering revenue in Virginia came to $29.9m in November, up 205.1% from October and taking revenue beyond $100m since the state launched sports betting in January. 
  • SBC, 1.5.22: November Proves Lucrative Month For Virginia Sportsbooks 
    • November was the most lucrative month in Virginia sportsbooks history with nearly $50m in revenue on more than $400m in wagers producing a tax revenue record for the state, according to PlayVirginia, which tracks the Old Dominion state’s sports betting market. 



  • Play USA, 1.4.22: Will Mississippi Finally Expand Online Sports Betting In 2022? 
    • In each of the past two years, legislators have tried to open up Mississippi online sports betting to become available statewide. In both years, those efforts failed. 2022 might be the year that the balance toward that change gets tippy in Mississippi, though.