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Delaware igaming revenue rockets 131.2% in February


The Delaware Lottery has reported a 131.2% year-on-year increase in igaming revenue for February, while consumer spending more than doubled during the month.

Revenue reached $751,291 in February, up from $324,958 in the same month in 2020 and also marginally higher than the $738,525 posted in January this year.

Video lottery games remained by far the primary source of income for operators, with revenue from these games amounting to $597,413.

Table games revenue totalled $114,685 for the month, while poker rake and fees revenue reached $39,194 during the month.

Player spending stood at $21.9m, an increase of 121.1% on February 2020 and also higher than the $21.1m spent in the opening month of the current year.

Consumers spent $14.9m on video lottery games and $7.0m on table games, winning a total of $21.2m in the process.

Delaware Park reclaimed top spot in the market, posting $301,830 in revenue off $9.7m in bets.

Dover Downs, which led the Delaware market in January, slipped to second with $277,327 in revenue from $7.0m in, while Harrington Raceway ranked third with $172,224 in revenue and $5.2m in player spending.

For the year to date, revenue from the first two months of 2021 amounted to $1.5m, while consumer spending on igaming was $43.0m.