Delaware sportsbooks post positive figures for March

It appears that March Madness betting has managed to boost sports betting figures across the Nation.

According to figures released by the Delaware Lottery, a total of $16.1m was wagered on sports in Delaware in March, a slight decrease from the $16.4m bet in February.

Although there was a slight decrease in sports betting handle, sportsbooks posted a significant increase in sports betting revenue.

The state’s three sportsbooks posted a combined revenue of $1.6m, up from $22,152 in February.

Breaking down the figures, Delaware Park continued to lead the market with a handle of $6.6m and revenue of $1.04m.

Dover Downs took about $2.1m in bets and held onto $328,150 while Harrington Raceway generated $279,450 in revenue from $1.8m in bets.

Elsewhere in the US, sportsbooks in New Jersey and Pennsylvania have seen a boost in sports betting figures thanks to March Madness betting.

New Jersey’s sports betting market managed to generate $31.7m in revenue from $372m in bets.

Pennsylvania’s sports betting market saw a strong level of growth in March with $44.5m bet on sports and sportsbooks holding on to $5.5m.

For a closer look at each state’s sports betting figures, check out our stats page.

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