The Delaware Lottery has confirmed the state’s iGaming numbers for the month of September. The period saw overall revenue fall year-on-year despite a relatively large increase in spending.
Total revenue for the month of September came to $794,644, a 5% year-on-year decrease from the $840,146 brought in last year. Revenue also saw a month-on-month fall, decreasing by 16% from the $945,512 made in August.
This revenue fall is not for lack of spending; player spend increased to $26m, up from $21.7m in August and $18.1m in September 2020.
Specifically, table game spend sits at $9.7m a month-on-month increase of over $4m. Meanwhile, players spent a total of $16m on the state’s video lottery, a number consistent with both July and August of 2021.
Harrington Raceway was top for revenue this month, leading with $276,604. The property also saw players spend $7.1m.
Following on from Harrington, Delaware Park came in closely behind raising $261,370 but with a higher player spend of $11.1m. Lastly, Dover Downs saw player spend land at $7.8m with revenue of $256,669.
These numbers are recorded by Delaware Lottery Games. Founded 44 years ago, the Delaware Lottery has contributed $5.6bn to the state’s General Fund since its inception, making it the fifth-largest contributor to state revenue. In the financial year ending June 31, 2020, the Lottery raised a total of $177.4m for the General Fund.