Online gambling in Delaware saw a decline in consumer spending for the second month running in February. Meanwhile, sports betting handled fell to a six-month low.
Players bet $38.0m on igaming in February. This is 13.8% less than the $44.1m in January, but 55.7% more than the $24.4m in the same month last year.
This sum included $23.0m spent on video lotteries and $15.0m for online table games.
This was $1.1m in revenue, which is only slightly lower than $1.2m in Jan and 30% more than $8432,247 in 2022.
Video lottery games accounted for $800,562 in igaming revenues. Table games were $277,722 while poker rake and fees were $44,816.
Delaware Park was the leader with $481,750 in igaming revenue starting at $16.7 million. This is ahead of Bally’s Dover (with $337,743 from $11.3m) and Harrington Raceway (with $303,607 from $10.0m).
Referring to sports betting, the handle for January was $4.1m. This is 51.8% lower than $8.5m in Jan and 21.2% less than $5.2m February 2022. This was also the lowest monthly total for August 2022.
The revenue from sports wagering was $306,573, a 81.3% decrease in January but 212.4% more than the $98,135 reported in February last year.
Delaware Park also retained the top spot in sports betting with $65,908 revenue, compared to $966,910 total bets for that month.
Harrington Raceway came in second place with $38,182 at $477,443, ahead Bally’s Dover (on $17,355 at $238,683)