WILMINGTON, Del. (AP)- Delaware officials have expanded sports betting from the state's three casinos to more than 30 other locations.
Officials said Wednesday that betting on National Football League games is now available at 31 retail locations, including restaurants, pubs and nightclubs.
The expansion of sports betting was authorized under a new law that also allows online slot machine and table game wagers.
State officials have said revenues from the expanded gambling opportunities would allow them to eliminate millions of dollars in fees paid by the casinos, which have pledged in return to spend an equal amount on traditional business expenses such as marketing, capital improvements and debt reduction.
Casino officials complained that the fees were a huge financial burden as they struggle to compete with casinos in neighboring states.