Being one of the only four states to fit under the exemptions of PASPA in 1992 — including Montana, Nevada, and Oregon — Delaware was able to offer its residents and visitors partial sports betting for a couple of decades though only on parlay cards based on NFL.
...Delaware was first to officially assail PASPA in 2009 when it enacted a bill granting racetrack casinos the ability to accept sports bets. While the initiative was eventually barred by Delaware District Court and the United States Court of Appeals, it only paved the way for things to come.
The 2012 Delaware Gaming Competitiveness Act legalized online gambling on lottery and casino games (slots, table games). The Act is applicable to state lottery and three racinos at Delaware Park, Dover Downs, and Harrington Raceway.
Scientific Games Corporation, 888 Holdings, and Williams Interactive joined forces to provide for a full turnkey solution for the gaming platform, content, and operational services eventually selected as the primary vendor to operate Internet Gaming and Services for the Delaware State Lottery.
In 2017, the MSIGA has been joined by New Jersey and amended to include blackjack, baccarat, roulette, slots, and craps, among other games. By increasing potential players pool of 4 million (combined population of Delaware and Nevada) with 9 million people from New Jersey, it resulted with boosted online revenues in 2018, as reported by Delaware Lottery.
Excluding the MSIGA, all Delaware games are only available within state borders.
The gambling age limits vary — for lottery, pari-mutuel betting, bingo, and pull-tabs minimum age are 18, while at casinos it is 21 years. Table games are taxed at 30% of gross win and 42.5% at gaming machines.
All state regulations regarding gambling are managed by Delaware Gaming and Control Board. In another forerunner move, Delaware Council on Gambling Problems provides support for any type of disorders associated with games of luck and skill since 1979.
Whether you play in Delaware or anywhere else — be prudent and responsible, make your choices wisely, have good luck and fun!
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