Companies and Markets
Call us on +44 (0) 203 086 8600
Market Research A to Z | Company Profiles A to Z | RegisterRegister | Contact UsContact Us | Shopping Basket Shopping Basket
+44 (0) 203 086 8600 Call us on

Europe represents the quickest expanding online gambling market

Industry Sector

Leisure

Published

17 August 2012

Author

Matt Bodimeade

Type of News

Market

The online gambling market is proving to be a global phenomenon. Currently, Europe represents the quickest expanding online gambling market. In 2009, European online gambling business operators recorded almost a 44.9% increase in the total online gaming yield.

Since 2011, online gambling has been legalised across a number of European countries, with the UK setting the trend.

In 2010 there was a 32% uplift in the number of visits from UK Internet users to the gambling sector, proving the UK online gambling market is growing rapidly. To put that in context, the social networking category grew by just 4.5% over the same time period.

Beginning in 2012, the UK saw increasing opportunities for live online casino services, with more and more online gamblers becoming aware of this gambling method.

In Germany online casinos and online poker were only legalised in Schleswig-Holstein in 2012, yet gross revenue from online gambling is expected to total nearly 2 billion EUR nationwide in 2015. Online gambling revenues in Germany are projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of almost +20% until 2015.

Since 2004, women's share of Internet users between the ages of 16 and 74 in Europe has increased by more than 80%, while the same age group for men has seen an increase of 60%. Online gaming used to attract mainly younger men, but these days it is becoming increasingly popular amongst women and older age groups.

For more information on the European online gambling market, see the latest research: European Online Gambling Market Report

Follow us on Twitter @CandMResearch

Visitor Comments

All posts are pre-moderated and must obey the house rules.

Change Currency

GBP
USD

Change Currency

GBP
USD

Use our research skills: Get free support

Free Research Support: Let us do the work for you and find information from public and private sources of information. Contact us now and we can save you time and money.......Free Research Support

December Discounted Prices: Contact us to ask about our special discounts available in December

For the last month in 2014 we are offering discounted prices on a selection of new reports. Please contact us on 00 44 (0) 203 0868600 or via email (click here to email) to ask about prices and special discounts.

Available during December and the run-up to Christmas; Discounted prices on a selection of our reports.

Find all the research at the best prices. Great promotions being offered during December!

We are offering our clients substantial savings on the best research available during December. Please contact us either via emailor by calling our team to discuss your specific research needs on Tel: 00 44 (0) 203 0868600. We look forward to being able to find you the research you require at good prices.

Accessibility
Close

Contrast settings

Text size settings