Delaware Lottery, BetRivers parent oppose sports betting license expansion

Delaware Lottery, BetRivers parent oppose sports betting license expansion

Article brief provided by Legal Sports Report
  • Matthew Waters, Legal Sports Report
April 21, 2024 8:37 PM
  • Matthew Waters, Legal Sports Report

The two organizations involved in online sports betting in Delaware are against recent legislation that would expand the market to up to six sportsbooks.

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Both the Delaware Lottery and Rush Street Interactive (RSI), the parent company of sole online DE sports betting operator BetRivers, are against HB 365.

Multiple sponsors of the bill did not reply to LSR requests for comment, though Reps. Frank Cooke and William Bush released a joint statement following the bill’s introduction:

“It’s important that Delaware remains competitive and responsive to the preferences of its residents,” Bush said. “By providing Delawareans with a larger mobile sports wagering market, similar to those thriving in neighboring states, we can level the playing field and bring in a new source of revenue for our state.”