DC Lottery

19th January 2021

DC Lottery betting handle growth fails to halt revenue decline in December

The DC Lottery reported a drop in sports betting revenue in December, despite an increase in its handle, while William Hill’s sportsbook at Washington DC’s…

16th November 2020

William Hill retains retail lead as D.C. market grows in October

Washington D.C.’s lottery saw stakes grow 27.8% month-over-month in October, though its city-wide mobile offering continues to be outstripped by William Hill’s retail sportsbook at…

3rd November 2020

DC Lottery issues warning over illegal sports betting

The Washington DC Office of Lottery and Gaming (OLG) has warned consumers, media outlets and marketing agencies in the US capital city about the dangers…

16th October 2020

DC’s Gambet grows in September, but WH extends lead

The DC Lottery’s Intralot-powered Gambet app saw stakes jump 53.3% month-on-month in September, but it still lags far behind William Hill’s retail sportsbook, in terms…

18th September 2020

William Hill makes strong DC debut with $9.1m staked in August

William Hill’s first full month of activity in the Washington D.C. market saw players stake $9.1m at the operator’s sportsbook in the city’s Capital One…

3rd September 2020

State of the Union: William Hill, Washington DC, PointsBet and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers William Hill’s acquisition of sportsbook solutions provider CG Technology and the latest sports…

2nd September 2020

DC sports betting revenue reaches $142,279 in July

The DC Lottery has revealed that sports wagering revenue in Washington D.C in July amounted to $142,279, after handle for the month rose to $741,450.…

29th May 2020

DC Lottery launches online betting platform

The DC Lottery has announced the launch of its online sports wagering platform in the state of Washington D.C., though the roll out of a…

10th January 2020

IGT lands instant games deal with D.C. Lottery

International Game Technology (IGT) has agreed a deal to provide instant ticket games and related services to the District of Columbia’s Office of Lottery and…

24th October 2019

State of the Union: OR, MS, PA and more

This week’s State of the Union, in partnership with Segev LLP, covers the latest revenue figures from Pennsylvania and Mississippi. Elsewhere, the long-awaited launch of…

21st October 2019

DC court blocks Intralot sports betting injunction

The Washington DC Superior Court has denied a request for an injunction to block the DC Lottery’s no-bid contract with Intralot, meaning the Lottery can…

3rd September 2019

DC sports betting licensing process to begin “within weeks”

Washington DC’s sports betting licence application process is to begin within weeks after formal rules were approved by the District of Columbia regulator. The Office…

28th June 2019

DC Council raises concerns over Intralot sports betting contract

Councilmembers in Washington DC are are increasingly questioning the decision to award Intralot a contract to power sports betting in the US capital, which could…

9th May 2019

Washington DC sports betting legislation becomes law

The sports betting legislation enacted by the Washington DC Council in January has now formally passed into law, following a 60-day congressional review. This paves…