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Delaware igaming revenue climbs 26.2% to $10.6m in 2021


The Delaware Lottery has reported a 26.2% year-on-year increase in igaming revenue for the 2021 calendar year, while player spending also jumped 35.0%.

Revenue for the full year amounted to $10.6m, up from $8.4m in the previous 12 months and a new annual record for the state.

Consumer spending on igaming in Delaware also climbed from $228.7m to $308.8m, which was another yearly state record.

Delaware Park led the way with $4.2m in revenue, ahead of Dover Downs on $3.6m and the Harrington Raceway with $2.8m.

Looking at the final month of the year, igaming revenue in the state was up 55.7% year-on-year to $1.1m, while this was also 9.1% higher than $996,629 in November 2021.

Player spending also more than doubled from $17.5m in December 2020 to $35.5m in 2021.

Dover Downs claimed top spot for December with $259,731 in revenue after players spent $6.4m with the operator.

Delaware Park ranked second with $255,278 in revenue, despite higher customer spending of $6.8m, while Harrington Raceway saw $183,469 in revenue from $4.3m in wagers.

Last week, it was also revealed that sports betting revenue in Delaware increased 34.4% year-on-year to $11.2m in 2021.