Delaware Intends Expanding Online Gambling Options
The launch of online gambling in Delaware in October has largely being overshadowed by New Jersey’s launch. Of the three U.S. states offering real money gambling Delaware is considered one of the smaller markets. New Jersey has got off to a steady start with over 91,000 registrations reported in about a month. Delaware however is much smaller as can be seen in their numbers.
In an interview with Delaware lottery chief Vernon Kirk on local radio station WDDE FM, it was reported that 3,800 registered accounts had been opened in the first three months of launching online. Kirk commented on the state lottery plans to expand online gambling with a focus on strengthening accessibility to mobile brands. Currently over $8.2 million has been wagered online throughout the Delaware’s three land casinos. Kirk said that there is to be a focus on creating online software that caters for the huge iOS market.
While more accurate figures will only be available in mid-January 2014 the lotto chief is optimistic about future of Delaware’s online gambling prospects. By expanding their game and slot content Kirk intends to make Delaware a success story that rivals bigger states like that of New Jersey and Nevada.