The local gambling commission revealed that online gambling is still the main income in the United Kingdom.
United Kingdom. – The Commission of Bets of the United Kingdom revealed Thursday the financial numbers of the operations in line and terrestrial in the territory. The data was recorded during the twelve-month period that ended in September 2016.
The latest figures reveal that the online gambling is the top income scorer with £ 4.46 billion, compared to £ 4.23 billion reached in the 12 months between April 2015 and March 2016. Online casino revenues remain the most important betting service in the United States. Kingdom, since it reported £ 2.4 billion, even if that means it grew less than 3 percent. Remote bets also experienced a 10 percent increase to £ 1.79 billion, especially driven by the Euro 2016 football tournament, and group bets increased 16 percent to £ 30.2 million.
On the other hand, online bingo experienced a small drop of £ 150 million. Between October 2015 and September 2016, the United Kingdom increased its online customer records from 23.7 million to 28.4 million, which means that more than half of adults in the territory are registered, as revealed CalvinAyre
On the other hand, land-based bets follow the online sector after snatching second place from the National Lottery. Bets increased 3 percent to £ 3.46 billion, and the lottery suffered a loss of 4.3 percent to £ 3.26 billion. In addition, land based casinos increased their operations by 19 percent to £ 1.19 billion, the biggest jump in all sectors, mainly due to table games, which registered £ 987 million. Gaming machines also grew 3.5 percent.