Delaware sports betting revenue and total wagers down in January

By Nathan Joyes

Delaware sports betting revenue fell 36% from its total in December 2018 to $1.6m in January 2019, with the amount wagered falling $4.1m (25%).

In December, Delaware Park took $10.7m in sports wagers, while Dover Downs accepted $3.1m and Harrington Raceway took $2.1m in bets.

By comparison, Delaware Park took $8.1m in sports wagers in January, with Dover Downs taking $2.1m in bets and Harrington Raceway accepting $1.6m.

In December, there were 352,037 wagers placed, while 227,328 wagers were placed in January.

Looking closer at January, $10.2m was won back by customers; the resulting $1.6m in generated revenue was a $900,000 fall in comparison to the previous month.

Since sports wagering was legalised within the state, Delaware Park has accepted $98.9m in wagers and the three tracks combined have generated revenue of $11.8m.


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