UK GAMBLING COMMISSION RELEASES FIRST MARKET FIGURES SINCE POC TAX
26th November, 2015 at 20:57:30
Online gambling in Britain measured accurately for the first time, says commission.
The UK Gambling Commission
released new figures Thursday saying they will paint an accurate picture of how much consumers in Britain spend on gambling online.
These are the first set of figures since the implementation of Britain's point-of-consumption tax came into effect and represent the five-month period from November 2014 to March 2015 for online and from April 2014 to March 2015 for non-remote.
Key online market figures in terms of total gross gaming yield (GGY) per sector for the UK customers include:
- Betting - £ 472.7 million
- Betting Exchange - £ 55.66 million
- Bingo - £ 82.62 million
- Casino - £ 834.25 million
- Pool Betting - £ 6.26 million
Total gross gaming revenue for the remote sector was £ 1.45 billion.
In terms of online betting gross gaming yield for the UK customers only, unsurprisingly football leads the pack with £ 168.44 million, followed by dogs with £ 9.26 million, cricket with £ 4.79 million and Financials with £ 3.10 million.
Remote casino gross gaming yield for the UK customers only was led by slots with £ 532.54 million, followed by table games £ 140.34, card games £ 67.70, Other £ 57 million and Peer to Peer at £ 36.67 million.
The full report can be accessed here: http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/Gambling-data-analysis/statistics/Industry-statistics.aspx
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