Delaware saw an increase In the May sports wagering management. It dropped in June without the advantage of a NASCAR race.
June’s total sports wagering deals were just under $6 million ($ 5,958,137), down 15.6% from May’s $7.1 million. The May overall was a 29% boost from April’s $5.5 million.
The Delaware Lottery game posted sports wagering figures for May and June on Thursday.
Overall sports wagering income in Delaware for June was $644,366 ($ 645,736 from sportsbooks, minus $1,370 from sports lotto sellers). That was a decrease of 4.9% from May’s $677,441.
No online sports are betting in Delaware.
With Delaware’s May overall being the final state report for the month, the national handle for May to just over $3.7 billion.
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The May iGaming deal for Delaware was $26.7 million, up 24.1% from April’s $21.5 million. In May, revenue from iGaming was $910,282, a boost of 4.1% from April’s $874,012.
Online casino video gaming is legal in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Michigan, and Delaware. Online poker is legal in those states and Nevada.
Dover International Speedway hosted a NASCAR Cup Series race on May 16 and had fans for the first time before the coronavirus pandemic. NASCAR events are generally helpful for the Dover Downs sportsbook, which is next to the track, and likely contributed to the May increase in total handle.
Alex Bowman won the Drydene 400 at Dover’s “Monster Mile,” beating Kyle Larson.
Delaware lifted capability limits at the state gambling establishments on May 21.