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Delaware reveals year-on-year igaming and betting growth in February

| By Robert Fletcher
Delaware has posted a year-on-year increase in online gambling and sports betting revenue during February.
Delaware February

Looking first to igaming, revenue in February hit $3.9m (£3.1m/€3.6m). This was up 254.6% from $1.1m in Delaware last year and, interestingly, 14.7% ahead of January’s $3.4m total.

Video lottery games accounted for $2.8m of all revenue, with online table games at $1.1m for the month. 

Spending-wise, players bet $117.2m online in February, including $68.4m on video lottery and $48.8m on table games. This was up 208.4% year-on-year and also 13.5% ahead of $103.3m in January.

Delaware Park generated the most igaming revenue during the month, posting a total of $2.1m. Harrington Raceway placed second with $1.0m, then Bally’s Dover on $717,119.

Delaware sports betting handle rockets 236.6%

Turning to sports betting, revenue for this sector amounted to $560,449 in February. This was 82.8% ahead of February 2023 but 68.6% behind $1.8m in January.

As for betting handle, this reached $13.8m. The February total was 236.6% clear of the same month last year but 2.8% less than January’s total.

Delaware Park also claimed top spot in the sports betting market with $473,002 in revenue. Placing second was Harrington Raceway with $133,989, then Bally’s Dover at $82,984.

The revenue total would have been higher had it not been for a $129,526 loss from retailers running sports betting. 

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