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Delaware iGaming stakes reach $12.5m in August


Revenue from Delaware’s online gambling market increased 30.4% year-on-year in August, with player spend rising to $12.5m.

Revenue for August came in at $290,199.64, compared to $222,504.45 last year, making it the highest monthly total since the $313,648.40 generated in May 2019.

Consumer spending also increased from $8.8m to $12.5m, the highest monthly amount since players spent $14.6m on igaming in March of this year. Players winnings also rose, climbing to $12.3m, compared to $8.6m last year.

Dover Downs generated the most revenue in August, despite taking less in bets than rival venue Delaware Park. Revenue at Dover Downs hit $142,237.19 in the month, from total stakes of $5.69m.

Delaware Park ranked second in revenue terms with $89,210.62, but came out on top in terms of amounts wagered with a total of $5.74m for the month.

Harrington Raceway, meanwhile, saw customers spend $1.1m, from which it generated revenue of  $58,751.83.

Through to the end of August, total igaming revenue in Delaware for 2019 amounted to $2.3m, with total amounts wagered coming in at $84.0m.

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