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By Marc Lawrence, PLAYBOOKSPORTS.COM — Per Dave Tuley of VSiN Stats, Ohio bettors wagered $1.11 billion in January, the state’s first month of legal sports betting, vaulting to No. 2 in the nation behind New York.

Bettors lost $230 million overall during the month with $20.9 million in tax revenue going to the state, leaving the operators to split up $208.9 million. The figures were announced on Tuesday, Feb. 28, as Ohio plans to release them at the end of the following month, similar to Nevada.

Legal sports betting handle Jan 2023:

1. New York $1.8B

2. Ohio $1.11B

3. NJ $1.08B

4. Nevada $935.8M

5. PA $772M

6. Michigan $419M

7. Maryland $441.4M

8. IN $427M

9. TN $410.7M

10. LA $2M

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