Official data shows that newly-licensed casino games lifted Czech online gross gaming revenue (GGR) by 56 percent to CZK8.3bn (€321m) in 2017, despite the market remaining almost entirely limited...
A continued ramp-up in Santa Casa’s nascent retail betting product, Placard, helped the group surpass €3bn in sales turnover for the first time in 2017, ahead of the delayed launch of its majority...
Italian online gross gaming revenue rose 39 percent year-on-year to €400m in the first quarter of 2018, with PokerStars owner The Stars Group taking top spot in online casino for the first time and...
Following the announcement that PokerStars owner The Stars Group is to acquire UK-based betting specialist Sky Betting & Gaming (SBG), GamblingCompliance compares the extent and split of the...
A strong return to growth at Singapore’s casino duopoly helped to lift combined EBITDA across the world’s 15 most profitable casino-resorts by 13.3 percent in calendar 2017, supported by two new...
The World Lottery Association’s latest global lottery data compendium shows that growth in global lottery sales rose to 6.8 percent in fiscal 2016 from 2.7 percent a year earlier, supported by a...
Greece’s licensed online gaming companies hiked revenues by nearly a quarter in 2017 as bank payments became easier and their marketing spend grew, and their revenues overtook the country’s nine...
Central and eastern European betting specialist Fortuna Entertainment grew gross win from Poland by 162 percent to €50m in the second half of 2017, accelerated by the enforcement of ISP and payment...
A spike in industry-wide sports-betting margins towards the end of 2017 strongly boosted country- and company-level online revenue, but was accompanied by a deceleration in gaming growth in major...
The tax burden of Portuguese online operators was almost 60 percent higher than previously reported due to back taxes paid in January 2018, with taxes as a percentage of gross gaming revenues...
Finnish gambling monopoly Veikkaus delivered marginal declines in pro forma turnover and gross gaming revenue in 2017, citing “integration challenges” during its first year as a standalone monopoly...
Horse race betting volumes in Hong Kong, Australia and Japan grew by a cumulative 7.4 percent or €3.7bn in constant currency terms during 2016, contrasting with flat trends in major western markets...
Scratch-off games priced at between $10 and $30 accounted for the majority of instant lottery sales at reporting U.S. lotteries for the first time in fiscal 2017, as players continued to shift...
Remote wagering turnover in Australia grew by an estimated 23.5 percent to just over A$20bn in the year to June 2017, with turnover across all channels having risen at an accelerated rate of 13...
GamblingCompliance estimates that Ladbrokes Coral, currently in takeover talks with GVC Holdings, controlled 43.3 percent of the UK bookmaking market by gross win in the year to June 2017 despite...
Online casino games accounted for 58 percent of overall online gambling revenue generated under Malta licences in the first half of 2017, rising from 50 percent a year earlier amid continued...

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