Michigan’s online & retail sportsbooks collected $274.2 million in April Bets

Michigan sportsbooks accepted $249.9 million in online handle in April, according to official data released Friday. That total was down 30.5% from $359.5 million in March. Combined with $24.2 million retail handle, Michigan’s online and retail sportsbooks collected $274.2 million in bets. The combined handle was down 28.5% from $383.7 million in March.

April’s gross operator revenue from online betting slipped to $20.4 million, down 36.8% from $32.3 million in March. That revenue yielded just $312,824 in state taxes.

FanDuel/MotorCity Casino led with a $74.2 million online handle, down from $107.2 million in March. That produced $7.0 million in gross sports betting receipts, resulting in a market-best $5.2 million in taxable revenue.