Delaware sports betting revenue and handle hit eight-month high in September
| By Robert Fletcher
The Delaware Lottery reported a 50.1% year-on-year increase in sports betting revenue in September after the state’s handle jumped 8.2%.
Revenue for the month amounted to $1.4m, up from $904,450 in September 2020 and also 195.1% higher than $459,985 in August this year.
The amount also represented the second-highest monthly revenue total so far this calendar year, behind the $1.7m posted in January.
Player wagering also increased from $7.3m in September last year to $7.9m, while this was 61.2% more than the $4.9m spent by consumers in August, and also the second-highest total this year after the $11.7m bet in January.
Delaware Park led the way in September with $684,985 in revenue off a handle of $4.0m, taking 99,155 bets in the process.