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Delaware: Igaming revenue rises in November – sports betting declines

| By Robert Fletcher
The Delaware Lottery has reported a year-on-year rise in igaming revenue for November but also posted a decline in revenue from sports betting during the month.
Delaware November

Total igaming revenue in Delaware in November was $1.1m (£882,214/€1.0m). This was up 13.0% from $987,423 in November 2022 and 13.5% ahead of $982,919 in October 2023.

Of this total, $900,418 came from online video lottery games, $188,050 via internet table games and $27,170 from poker rake and fees.

In terms of spending, players in Delaware spent $32.1m on igaming in November. This was 24.8% lower than $42.7m in 2022 5.3% ahead of $30.5m in October. 

Video lottery games drew $23.4m in total wagers and table games $8.7m.

Delaware Park claimed top spot in the igaming market with $452,554 in revenue off $11.9m in wagers. Bally’s Dover placed second with $384,111 from $9.3m, then Harrington Raceway, posting $278,973 from £11.0m.

Declines in the Delaware sports betting market

Turning to sports betting, revenue in November amounted to $576,800. This was 62.3% less than $1.5m in November 2022 and also 78.0% behind October’s $2.6m haul.

Sports betting spend for the month was $8.1m. The Delaware Lottery said this was 20.6% behind $10.2m in 2022 and 24.3% less than $10.7m in October 2023.

Breaking down this market, Delaware Park also led the way with $368,904 in revenue off a $2.5m handle. Bally’s Dover followed with $54,588 off $1.0m, then Harrington Raceway on $19,476 from $364,706.

The Delaware Lottery also noted an additional $408,055 in revenue from $4.9m in wagers placed at retailers in November. 

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