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.
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