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Delaware online gambling revenue rises 12.4% year-on-year in July


The Delaware Lottery reported a 12.4% year-on-year increase in online gambling revenue to $793,017 in July, though this was the market’s lowest monthly total since February.

Revenue was up from $705,533 in July 2020 but down 5.4% from $843,118 in June this year and the third-lowest monthly amount so far in the 2021 calendar year.

Video lottery generated $632,716 in revenue during the month, ahead of table games on $126,992 and poker rake and fees with $33,309.

Players wagered a total of $25.0m on igaming in July, up 20.2% from $20.8m last year and 8.7% more than the $23.0m spent in June.

Delaware Park reclaimed top spot in the market with $283,838 in revenue from $9.0m in wagers, with players winning $8.7m during the month.

Dover Downs, which led the market in June, was second with $272,927 in revenue, despite taking more bets: $9.2m.

Harrington Raceway, the only other licensed igaming operator in the state, placed third with $236,253 in revenue off $6.8m in wagers.