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
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. We provide you with the latest
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– Paddy Power Plc
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.
In Australia, where the regime is more liberal, foreign companies are
particularly attracted by the interactive betting sector.
– 888 Holdings Plc
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– Amaya (incl. 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.
– 10bet.com Ltd
– California State Lottery
– Publishers Clearing House
Europe was the largest online gambling market in the world, owing to a
large number of countries with established regulations regarding this
sector. 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.
– Unibet Group
Research and Markets is the world’s leading source for international
market research reports and market data. 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.
– Betfair Entertainment Ltd.
. 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. 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. 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. 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. This number is set to increase, as countries like the
Netherlands adopt new online gambling regulations, seeking additional
tax revenues. 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. Rational Group)
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. One trend in
online gambling is the use of mobile devices. 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.
– Net Entertainment
In the USA, of the three states allowing online gambling, New Jersey
generated by far the largest revenues in 2014. – WHG (International) Limited
– Ladbrokers Betting & Gaming Ltd.
In the Asia-Pacific region, some governments have gone to lengths to
limit online gambling