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Delaware igaming revenue climbs to $387,865 in January


The Delaware Lottery was announced that online gambling revenue in the state was up 38.8% year-on-year in January, while player spending also increased by $2.8m.

Revenue from Delaware’s three licensed operators amounted to $387,865 last month, compared to $279,541 last year. The January revenue total was also 26.6% higher than the £306,478 generated in the final month of 2019.

Video lottery games were the main source of revenue, accounting for $249,548 of the total figure, while table games were responsible for $107,037 during the month. Poker rake and fees generated $31,280 in revenue for operators.

Players wagered a total of $10.2m on online gambling in January of this year, up 37.3% from $7.4m in the corresponding month last year. Consumers won $9.9m during the month, compared to $7.2m in January 2019.

Delaware Park was the state’s leading operator in January, posting $188,347 in revenue after players wagered $4.4m via its offering.

Dover Downs ranked second with $126,749 in revenue, with players spending $3.8m during the month. Harrington Raceway followed with $72,769 in revenue and player stakes of $1.9m.

Last week, the Delaware Lottery also revealed a 5.5% year-on-year rise in sports betting revenue for January, despite an overall dip in player spending. Revenue from the state’s three licensed operators amounted to $1.5m in January 2020, compared to $1.4m in the same month last year.