Welcome to edition #103 of the Cabbie Digest. Hot off the press this week:

- DE, NJ, and PA revenue figures are in for August,
- FanDuel increases its responsible gambling efforts,
- The AGA issues an update on the year's revenue to date,
- Plus, check out our slot of the week, Ark of Ra, and find out where to play it.

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News and Analysis

Delaware Breaks iGaming Revenue Records in August

Delaware players are on a streak as revenue hits record levels for the second month in a row. iGaming revenue reached $1.30m for August, up a whopping 37.2% YoY for the month. Delaware Park Casino remained in the top spot, just ahead of Bally’s Dover, with Harrington Gaming in last place. Sports betting also saw a rise compared with July’s figures.

FanDuel Increase Responsible Gaming Efforts

FanDuel has announced a flourish of new responsible gambling measures coinciding with the American Gambling Association’s Responsible Gaming Education Month. The brand’s awareness activities include “Play Well Day,” which educated staff on their role in embracing safer play; they have also brought  Amanda Serrano onboard as a responsible gaming ambassador. Lastly, the operator will donate $100,000 to the International Center for Responsible Gaming for research purposes.

PA Gaming Revenue Drops in August While NJ Sees Increase

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has released revenue figures for August this week, showing slight growth across the month, up 4.2% YoY for total revenue. In the top spot for iGaming was Hollywood Casino

Meanwhile, NJ players have also been hitting the slots in style, causing a 16.1% YoY revenue uptick for online gaming. 

AGA Says US Positioned for Second Record-Breaking Year

On top of the various Gaming Commissions releasing their monthly revenue figures, the AGA has also chimed in, stating that total US gaming revenue for the year is in an excellent position for a second record-breaking year. 

To date, a 15.5% YoY increase is evident, with iGaming alone showing a 28.2% rise. The AGA did not seem overly concerned about the effects of rising interest rates or gas costs impacting the last quarter, as they had not affected figures yet.

Meet 4ThePlayer in a Cabbie Exclusive

In case you missed it, last week, we sat down to interview Henry McLean, co-founder of the newly NJ-approved 4ThePlayer studio. It was an enlightening interview and the company’s first in the US. We chatted about their games, upcoming mechanics, and plans for the US - check it out here.

Game of the Week

Ark of Ra Slot, RTP: 96.14%

Egyptian-themed and based on the sun God, Ra, this new slot is ready to roll and live at US online casinos. Featuring stunning graphics and immersive gameplay, it’s set to be an instant hit. 

With 5 reels and 20 lines, you can start making wins by landing 3+ matching symbols. The main bonus game features include stacked symbols, wild reels (triggered by collecting golden coins: when one appears on a reel, it’ll move to the top, and once both top spaces are filled, you’ve got a golden wild reel), and free spins.

ark of ra slot gameplay

Collect 3+ scatters, and you’ll get a choice of 3 free spin rounds, each with a different number of spins, guaranteed wild reels, and volatility for maximum enjoyment and immersion.

  • Opt 1 = 2 FS with 3 wild reels- high volatility
  • Opt 2 = 8 FS with 2 wild reels - medium volatility
  • Opt 3 = 25 FS with 1 Wild reel -low volatility

Ready to spin and see how things go down in the Sun God’s Kingdom? Then set your bets from $0.20-200 and start playing at these DGC online casinos.

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