Higher Average Spend Offsets Lower Actives In UK Online Market

  • Spend per-player rose 17 percent in second full month of lockdown
  • Slots revenue run-rate around 25 percent higher than in 2019
  • Esports still a minor player during lockdown, despite growth

UK online gambling revenue across reporting operators grew by 15.5 percent sequentially in May, despite a decline in active players across key online gaming segments and reduced contributions from poker and virtual betting.

In the latest and most in-depth of its updates on gambling business data during the COVID-19 lockdown, the UK Gambling Commission reported on Tuesday that average spend per active customer across reporting online operators increased by 17 percent from April to May.

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