Video Lottery

And they're off! Video Lottery at Delaware racetracks

Since Video Lottery operations began at Delaware Park and Dover Downs in 1995, the Lottery's contribution to the General Fund has increased significantly. Delaware Park and Dover Downs now have more than 2300 and 2400 Video Lottery machines, respectively. Harrington Raceway, which began operating in 1996, now has over 1800 Video Lottery machines. The Video Lottery has contributed over 2 billion dollars to the General Fund to date.

Come out to the track and join the excitement of Video Lottery!

Video Lottery & Table Games Rules and Regulations

Play Responsibly

Information and contacts
Self-Exclusion Program

Self-Exclusion Application Form:

Prizes paid back to players

By law, all games must return between 87% and 95% of all wagers on an annual basis. Games can return above 95% with the Lottery Director's approval.

How revenue from Video Lottery games is distributed:

  • Approximately 40.5% of the revenue is paid to the three tracks as commissions for operating the games.
  • Approximately 43.5% is contributed to the State General Fund to help pay for state services.
  • Approximately 10% goes toward increasing the size of the horse race purses.
  • Approximately 6% goes toward leasing, servicing and upgrading the games, and for monitoring the games with the Lottery's central computer system.

FY 2014 Net Proceeds Distribution

FY 2005 Revenue Distribution

The mission of Video Lottery is:

  • To maximize Video Lottery revenue contributed to the state's General Fund by providing entertaining and secure Video Lottery products.
  • To operate all games and facilities in a highly secure environment and in compliance with all legislation, internal control requirements and Video Lottery Rules & Regulations, in keeping with the Delaware Lottery's quality image and high level of integrity.

Video Lottery Monthly Proceeds and Distribution

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Vernon Kirk
Delaware Lottery

Delaware Lottery Office
McKee Business Park
1575 McKee Road, Suite 102
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: 302-739-5291
Fax: 302-739-6706

Play Responsibly — If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call the Delaware Gambling Helpline — 1-888-850-8888.

It's the Law — You must be 18 years of age or older to purchase Delaware Lottery tickets.
You must be 21 years of age or older to play Video Lottery, Sports Lottery and Table Games.

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