Delaware igaming revenue rises 161% in October

Revenues were up on last year but fell month-on-month.
Revenues were up on last year but fell month-on-month.

Like many states across the US, Delaware’s online gaming revenues have grown substantially year-on-year.

US.- The Delaware Lottery has reported that the state’s igaming revenue for October rose by 161.6 per cent year-on-year.

Online gambling revenue in Delaware reached $643,714, more than twice as much as the $246,092 recorded in October 2019.

But the number represents a 23.4 per cent decline from the $840,146 collected in September, making it the first month since Match to see a drop on the previous month.

Video lottery games and slots remained the main source of revenue accounting for $450,428. Table games came next at $150,01, followed by poker at $43,276.

Dover Downs led the market, taking $234,983 in revenue from a handle of $7m.

In the context of the coronavirus pandemic, bettors are using mobile gambling platforms more and more, but many in the industry remain uncertain if the increase will continue once the pandemic ends.