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Delaware Sports Betting Handle In March Increases 440% From 2023 Following The Launch Of Online Betting In State

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Delaware sports betting handle hit a new record high for March this year, with the state reporting a 440% increase on last year’s figures following the launch of online sports betting.

Delaware’s sports betting handle rose to $18.9Million in March this year – which marks an impressive 27% increase on numbers from February in the month prior.

Online sports betting was finally launched in Delaware at the beginning of this year, so the total sports betting handle was expected to take a meteoric year-on-year rise within the state.

Delaware saw a huge 440% increase on their sports betting handle in March this year compared to 2023 and that number is only expected to rise through the year, as major sportsbooks establish themselves in Blue Hen state.

Online sports betting in Delaware is only due to grow in the future, with a bill aiming to expand the industry introduced in the State House of Representatives earlier this year. Should the bill pass, more options would be available for sports betting including more sportsbooks available within state lines.

Delaware Online Casino

It wasn’t just sports betting handle that saw a dramatic rise in March, as the online casino market saw a $136m increase in spending – up 227% from March 2023 and 16% better off than in February this year.

$85.3m was wagered on video lottery in Delaware during March as well as $50.7m on casino online table games.

Online casino markets were also responsible for profit during March, with revenue up by $4.6m last month – 18% better than in February as the state saw betting figures increase through all forms of online wagering.

Online video and table games brought in $2m revenue to Delaware from the $71.1m total wagers.

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Olly Taliku has worked with highly respected sports and gambling websites where he has produced hundreds of articles, as well as being published with Burton Albion and Chesterfield FC. At Burton Olly worked closely alongside the women's team, producing mainly matchday content including reports and interviews, while at Chesterfield he worked in a similar role but with the academy side, as well as some first team content. He also has experience as an accredited Premier League and EFL writer for Prost International where he worked during the 2021/22 season to produce matchday content as an on location reporter. Olly specialises in football as well as long form SEO content plus news, tips and betting but also produces content on basketball, baseball and American football.