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Delaware igaming revenue down in September despite higher player spending


Online gambling revenue in Delaware fell 5.4% year-on-year in September despite players in the state spending 43.7% more on igaming.

Revenue for the month amounted to $794,644, down from $840,146 in September last year and also 16.0% lower than $945,512 in August of this year.

Video lottery accounted for $671,885 of total revenue for the month, with $95,625 coming from online table games and $27,134 from poker rake and fees.

However, despite the drop in revenue, player spend was up to $26.0m, higher than $18.1m in September 2020 and also 19.8% up from $26.0m in August this year.

Players wagered a total of $16.3m playing video lottery during the month, as well as $9.7m on online table games.

Of the state’s three operators, Harrington Raceway took the lead with $276,604 in total revenue for September, with players having spent $7.1m with the operator.

Delaware Park ranked second with $261,370 in revenue and $11.1m in player spend, then Dover Downs with $256,669 in revenue off $7.8m in wagers.