NATIONAL WAGERING CONTINUES TO DECLINE

Speaking of stories we’re tired of…

Total wagering declined from $1,375,147 in May of 2009 to $1,261,910,423 in May of this year. That’s a decline of 8.2%. Purses for the period declined by 4.82% from last year’s mark.

Overall wagering year to date, is down 8.37% from $5,511,118,045 in 2009 to $5,049,762,873 in 2010.

(Photo by David A. Bury via Flickr.com)