Research and Markets: Global Online Gambling and Betting Market 2015
August 7, 2016
Meanwhile, on the African continent, the
government of South Africa, regional leader in land-based gambling
revenues, announced in early 2015 that it had no plans to legalize
online gambling despite calls to do so.
Europe was the largest online gambling market in the world, owing to a
large number of countries with established regulations regarding this
In Latin America, in both Brazil and Mexico, new bills were put forward
in the legislature to regulate online gambling, but the legislation has
not yet been approved. Rational Group)
- Unibet Group
The latest publication Global Online Gambling and Betting Market 2015,
reports that online gambling is steadily increasing globally, with
governments moving to regulate the practice. This number is set to increase, as countries like the
Netherlands adopt new online gambling regulations, seeking additional
tax revenues. Among the findings of the
report are that mobile devices are increasingly being used to access
gambling sites and that the growth of online gambling has led to
consolidation in the companies offering gambling.
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The global market for online gambling is forecasted to maintain
one-digit growth rates over the next four years, expected to reach a
medium-high, double-digit number in billion Euros revenue. Across the UK, France and Spain, betting, in particular
sports betting, was the largest segment of the online gambling market in
2014, while in Italy it was outperformed by casino games. In Germany,
the co-existence of separate gambling regimes in the state of
Schleswig-Holstein and the rest of the country was upheld by the ECJ in
2014. Some gambling sites report
increasing shares of their total revenues stemming from mobile and
gambling search words, which are increasingly originating from phones
and tablets. We provide you with the latest
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- 10bet.com Ltd
- Publishers Clearing House
In the USA, of the three states allowing online gambling, New Jersey
generated by far the largest revenues in 2014. More states are expected
to adopt rules concerning online gambling as revenues continue to grow,
though at a somewhat more moderate level than was forecasted a year ago. In Russia, online gambling remained illegal, but a separate regime
is being formed for online betting under a self-regulatory organization
and the nature of online poker was debated.
- Paddy Power Plc
- Bet-at-home.com Internet Ltd.
- Amaya (incl. One trend in
online gambling is the use of mobile devices.
In Australia, where the regime is more liberal, foreign companies are
particularly attracted by the interactive betting sector.
- Net Entertainment
- WHG (International) Limited
. Another important factor is a wave of acquisition deals
which has taken place in the past two years; for example, Canada-based
Amaya Gaming Group acquiring the parent company of PokerStars and Full
Tilt Poker. In Singapore, all forms of remote gambling were
forbidden under new regulations in 2015, and in China and South Korea, a
number of organizers of illegal online gambling websites were arrested. The performance of the leading global companies in the
online gambling and betting segment varied last year, with William Hill
and Paddy Power showing growth rates in online net revenues of close to
+20%, while Betfair showed only moderate growth and Bwin.Party
registered a decline in total revenues.
- Ladbrokers Betting & Gaming Ltd.
- California State Lottery
- Betfair Entertainment Ltd.
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In the Asia-Pacific region, some governments have gone to lengths to
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