Delaware Sees Increase in its Gaming Revenue
Over the course of the last sixth months Delaware, a state within the U.S, has seen their online gambling revenues increasing, with that growth continuing in April.
The month of March saw revenues surpass the $200,000 mark and April continued that trend with an overall increase of 20%. Currently there are only three licensed operators in the state and together they were able to bring in $240,495.07 in revenue. Delaware Park, the first casino in Delaware to be licensed and regulated was able to bring in $180,900.36. Dover Downs, another of those licensed took in $48,533.36, while Harrington Raceway saw the lowest of the three bring in only $11,042.37.
While online casinos have been on the rise, the poker side of Delaware’s online market saw a small decline in revenue. It saw revenues of $74,078.02. Delaware is a relatively small market overall with fewer than 1 million being of age to gamble in the state. Based on the population, the numbers being experienced revenue wise is not that far from expectations.
As more people become aware of the ability to wager online, it is expected that the revenue will continue to increase in the coming months ahead. In comparison, New Jersey has close to 9 million people in the state so you cannot comparing Delaware to other markets in its ability to generate revenue through its gaming operations.