Online poker revenue increased in August - Delaware
Only three States including Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware, have regulated online poker market in the United States. Though Delaware possesses the tiniest market compared to the other two States, it wrapped up the month of August with a remarkable revenue increase while Nevada, the reference in online poker market in the United States, recorded a sharp decline during the same period. With $ 38,655 (30,475) being posted, e-poker revenue in Delaware experienced a considerable surge in the second consecutive month, showing 22.6% increase in July, figures released by Regulators in Delaware suggested. All told, online poker market in Delaware is marching through its glorious path even though the result is far from beating the $ 84,477 peak in March. According to some gambling-industry analysts, the increasing trend might be the result of efforts undertaken by operators to revitalize the market.
For its part, the Nevada Gaming Control Board announced that the states online poker market generated a revenue of $ 742,000 in August, that is, a 22.5% drop compared to the previous month. On a year-on-year basis however, Nevada online poker revenue rose by 8.7%. May we remind you that in August 2013, Nevadas e-poker market saw $ 677,000 of revenue. Compared to the regulated online poker market in Nevada, that of Delaware is small enough, but the revenue tends to get higher from month to month. Better yet, the figures are likely to jump higher, especially with the advent of the online poker liquidity agreement reached by Delaware and Nevada.
Thursday, 02 October 2014
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