News and Analysis
Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania Gambling Revenue Sky-Rockets for October
With revenue reports for October in, it’s clear that Delaware iGaming is going from strength to strength, as last month, the state saw a 44.5% increase in revenue YoY. That’s a 17.1% increase from September.
Meanwhile, in NJ, both iGaming and sports betting revenue is hitting all-time highs, with total gambling revenue up 32.7% from October last year. Lastly, Pennsylvania is also smashing records with a 33% YoY increase, and Parx Casino is leading the way in terms of revenue, followed closely by Hollywood Casino.
DraftKings Open Retail Sportsbook in CT
This week DraftKings has opened a permanent retail sportsbook located at Foxwoods Resort Casino, CT. This replaces the temporary venue the operator set up when gambling went live CT in September this year.
If you’re not up to date with the CT market, operators, and casinos, check out our complete online casinos Connecticut guide and get the lowdown and where to play.
WSOP 2021 Ends with Koray Aldemir Winning the Main Event.
This year’s World Series of Poker has drawn to a close, with Koray Aldemir winning the main event title and eight million dollar prize. 6,550 players competed in the main event, and it took over 200 hands at the winning table before Koray walked away claiming first place. The final day saw three players remaining, Aldemir, Holmes, and Jack Oliver. Aldemir was the favorite to win, and Holmes came second, with Oliver in third.
Slot Game of the Week
Skadi's Hunt. RTP: 96.18%.
You’ll have to wait two more days to play this title, as it goes live over the weekend, but nether-the-less, this week’s game of the week is Skadi’s Hunt from IGT. The game draws inspiration from Norse Mythology and presents a detailed, snow and mountain-filled backdrop with glowing Norse symbols.
This IGT casino game comes with 5 reels, 243 ways to win, and a free spins bonus feature that’s the star of the show, offering different spin and multiplier combinations that provide up to 60 spins or a 5x multiplier. Potential payouts for this game are sky-high 10,000x your bet!
Alright, folks, that’s all we’ve got time for this week. We’ll be back next Friday with all the latest news and stories from the US gambling scene.