Delaware igaming revenue reaches record $1.2m in April

| By Robert Fletcher
Delaware set a new online gambling revenue record in April while player spending increased 73.0% year-on-year

Revenue for the month amounted to $1.2m (£998,550/€1.2m), up 39.8% from $874,012 in April 2021 and 21.9% from $1.0m in March of this year.

Video lottery games accounted for $858,241 of total revenue in the month, while $328,597 came from online table games and the remaining $35,051 from poker rake and fees.

In terms of consumer activity, players wagered a total of $37.2m on online gambling during the month, up 73.0% from $21.5m in the same month last year, but marginally lower than $37.4m in March 2022.

Players wagered $22.1m in video lottery games and $15.1m on table games in April, winning $36.0m in the process.

Delaware Park led the way with $617,702 in revenue from $20.4m in total wagers, ahead of Dover Downs, which posted $366,310 in revenue from $8.9m in consumer bets.

Harrington Raceway, the only other licenced igaming operator in Delaware, drew $237,877 in revenue from $7.9m worth of wagers.

Earlier this month, it was revealed that player spending on sports betting in Delaware fell to a nine-month low in April, with the state’s handle falling to its shortest total since July of last year.

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