Delaware igaming revenue up 26.2% in 2021

December igaming revenue for Delaware was $1.1m, up 55.7 per cent compared to December 2020.
December igaming revenue for Delaware was $1.1m, up 55.7 per cent compared to December 2020.

The Delaware Lottery reported igaming revenue for the 2021 calendar year of $10.6m.

US.- The Delaware Lottery released the report for igaming revenue for the 2021 calendar year which shows an increase of 26.2 per cent year-on-year. Revenue for 2021 amounted to $10.6m, up from $8.4m in the previous 12 months and a new annual record for the state.

Another figure on the rise was consumer spending on online gambling. It climbed from $228.7m to $308.8m.

Delaware Park topped the ranking with $4.2m in revenue, ahead of Dover Downs on $3.6m and the Harrington Raceway with $2.8m.

December igaming revenue was impressive too by amounting $1.1m, up 55.7 per cent compared to December 2020 and also 9.1% higher than $996,629 in November 2021. Player spending also more than doubled from $17.5m in December 2020 to $35.5m in 2021.

Dover Downs led the ranking for December with $259,731 in revenue after players spent $6.4m with the operator. Then came Delaware Park with $255,278 in revenue, despite higher customer spending of $6.8m, while Harrington Raceway saw $183,469 in revenue from $4.3m in wagers.

See also: Delaware igaming revenue up 75.5% year-on-year in November

Sports betting in 2021

Delaware sports betting revenue hit $11.2m for 2021, a year-on-year rise of 34.4 per cent. Despite the rise from 2020, revenue was down 9.9 per on 2019 when it reached $12.4m.

The total amount wagered was $89m, a 54.4 per cent increase from $57.6m that it reported in 2020. The number of wagers was 2.2 million, a yearly increase of 73 per cent.

Delaware Park sportsbook registered a 33.3 per cent rise in revenue to $6m. The Harrington Raceway sportsbook posted $2.7m in revenue for the year, up 31.4 per cent. Dover Downs sportsbook revenue for the year rose by 41.1 per cent to $2.4m.

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