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Delaware igaming spend slips to year-low in June


Consumer spending on online gambling in Delaware fell to a calendar year-low of $37.9m in June, though sports betting handle improved month-on-month.

June’s igaming spend was 8.3% higher than $35.0m in the same month last year but 14.3% behind the $44.2m bet in May 2023.

Online video lottery accounted for $23.9m of all spent, while players also wagered $14.0m on table games.

Revenue from igaming during the month amounted to $1.1m. This was up 35.9% year-on-year but 8.3% lower than $1.2m in May.

Bally’s Dover was the market leader with $451,137 in revenue from $12.3m in total wagers. Delaware Park was next with $407,150 in revenue off a higher handle of $16.6m. Harrington Raceway placed third on $287,366 from $8.6m.

Mixed sports betting results

Turning to sports betting, handle for the month amounted to $3.0m. This was 14.3% lower than $3.5m in June 2022 but 7.1% higher than $2.8m in May this year.

Revenue from sports wagering amounted to $71,029 in June. The total was 66.6% down from $212,768 and 71.1% less than $245,474 in May 2023.

Delaware Park retained top spot with $31,888 in revenue off of a 1.4m handle. Bally’s Dover followed with $20,744 from $749,354, then Harrington on $11,579 off $434,029.

A further $6,817 was generated off $538,443 from betting with retailers.