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Delaware igaming slips to nine-month low in November


Online gambling revenue in Delaware fell to a nine-month low in November, while sports betting revenue also declined month-on-month.

Revenue from igaming in November amounted to $987,423, down 0.9% from $987,423 last year and 17.6% behind $1.2m in October. The monthly figure was also the lowest since the $843,247 generated in February this year.

Of this total, $803,671 came from video lottery games, with $149,443 generated by internet table games and the remaining $34,319 from poker rake and fees.

Players spent $42.7m on igaming in November, including $24.3m on online video lottery and $18.0m on table games.

Delaware Park led the way with $478,599 in igaming revenue from $19.6m in wagers, ahead of Bally’s Dover on $279,681 from $11.5m and Harrington Raceway with $229,144 from $11.6m.

Turning to sports betting, revenue in November reached $1.5m, down 16.7% from $1.8m in the same month last year and also 40.0% behind $2.5m in October this year.

Consumers wagered a total of $10.2m, an increase of 17.2% on last year, with players winning $7.9m in the process.

Delaware Park also claimed top spot in the sports betting market with $337,179 in revenue from $2.6m in bets. Bally’s Dover ranked second with $78,062 in revenue off a $1.2m handle, narrowly ahead of Harrington Raceway on $77,164 from $1.1m.

It was also noted that retailers generated $882,724 in revenue from $5.3m in wagers.