DELAWARE IGAMING WAGERS CLIMB 44% IN SEPTEMBER
Delaware’s regulated iGaming market grew by 44 per cent in September 2021 as total wagers reached $26.0m.
The year-on-year growth followed improved performances by all three licensed operators in the state, with Delaware Park seeing the biggest growth as iGaming wagers increased 71 per cent to $11.1m.
Dover Down’s iGaming wagers rose by 21 per cent to $7.8m during the month, while Harrington Raceway’s iGaming wagers climbed 36 per cent to $7.1m.
With $25.2m paid out in winnings in September, the three operators generated combined net revenue of $794,644, a decline of 5 per cent compared to the same period last year. Video lottery net revenue increased by 10 per cent to $671,886, offset by a 46 per cent drop in table games net revenue to $95,625 and a 47 per cent fall in poker rake and fees to $27,134.
Harrington generated the highest net revenue in September at $276,605, an increase of 36 per cent year-on-year, comprising video lottery net revenue of $237,544, table games net revenue of $33,492, and poker rake and fees of $5,569.
This was just ahead of Delaware Park’s net revenue of $261,370, which fell 20 per cent versus a year ago and comprised video lottery net revenue of $199,782, table games net revenue of $46,150 and poker rake and fees of $15,438.
Dover Downs’ net revenue fell by 17 per cent year-on-year to $256,669, comprised of $234,559 from video lottery, $15,983 from table games and $6,128 from poker rake and fees.
The three licensed operators recorded 973 new registrations in September, with 451 new registrations at Delaware Park, 335 registrations at Dover Downs and 187 at Harrington.
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