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Delaware igaming revenue climbs to year-high in September


Revenue in Delaware’s online gaming market climbed to a year-high of $384,830 in September, despite consumers spending less on a month-on-month basis.

The September total smashed 2019’s previous monthly high of $313,648 in May and was only the second time that revenue had surpassed the $300,000 mark so far this year.

This came despite player spending on igaming slipping month-on-month from $12.5m in August to $11.8m last month. In comparison, players wagered a similar amount ($11.7m) when the previous yearly record was set in May.

Table games were the most popular form of online gambling, with consumers spending $7.9m and operators taking $171,156 in revenue. However, video lottery was the primary source of income for licensees, generating $192,750 from $3.9m in bets.

Players won a total of $11.4m from igaming in September, including $7.7m on table games and $3.7m from lottery.

Delaware Park was the destination of choice for many Delaware consumers, with the operator taking $7.1m in online gaming wagers. Players won $6.9m, which left Delaware Park with revenue of $126,413 for the month.

However, it was Dover Downs that had the most successful September in terms of revenue, generating $198,374 from $3.8m in igaming activities.

Harrington Raceway, the only other venue licensed to offer igaming services in the state, posted revenue of $60,043 from $957,009 in online bets during the month.

For the year to the end of September, total igaming revenue for Delaware stood at $2.68m, with consumers having spent $96.5m in the process.