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Delaware igaming revenue climbs again in March


The Delaware Lottery has reported another year-on-year increase in online gambling revenue in March, with licensed operators generating a total of $514,959 during the month.

Last month’s total was 78.3% higher than the $288,745 reported in March 2019, while the figure was also 58.5% higher than $324,958 posted in February of this year. Player spending also jumped 12.3% year-on-year to $16.4m.

Video lottery games were responsible for $319,597 of overall revenue in March, while online table games generated a total of $137,673. The Delaware Lottery also noted that $57,690 was collected through online poker rake and fees.

Dover Downs overtook Delaware Park to become the market leader in March, posting $213,188 in igaming revenue, with customers spending $8.2m in the process.

Delaware Park slipped to second with $178,288 in revenue off a total customer spend of $4.7m for the month. Harrington Raceway, the only other licensed operator in the state, posted $123,583 in revenue from $3.1m in total wagers.

Online gaming revenue in Delaware for the year to the end of March amounted to $1.2m, up 44.7% from $842,978 at the same point in 2019. Player spending was also up by 17.8% year-on-year to $36.5m.