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    Default UK Gambling Commission releases new industry statistics

    The Gambling Commission published its six-month update (for the period October 2016 to September 2017) to the gambling industry statistics last week.

    Online gambling is the largest sector by GGY, accounting for 35.2% of the overall market with 4.9bn GGY. Within the remote sector, casino games have generated 2.7bn in GGY, predominantly through slots games(1.8bn). GGY for remote betting totals 2.0bn and is dominated by football and horse betting.

    Some of the other headlines findings:

    • 13.9bn total gross gambling yield of the Great Britain gambling industry (0.7% increase from Apr 2016 Mar 2017)
    • 4.9bn total GGY for the online sector (3.7% increase from Apr 2016 Mar 2017)
    • 35% market share of the remote sector (1.0% increase from Apr 2016 Mar 2017)
    • 106,366 total number of employees in the Great Britain gambling industry (0.8% decrease from Mar 2017)
    • 8,532 total number of betting shops in Great Britain (3.2% decrease from Mar 2017)
    • 183,928 total number of gaming machines in Great Britain (0.7% decrease from Apr 2016 Mar 2017)


    Here is a link to the entire report: http://live-gamblecom.cloud.contensi...statistics.pdf

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    This is mainly bad news for us as there are too many decreases in business in the gambling industry

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    The bunched all online types together, would be interesting to see the online split of betting, poker, casino etc..

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    Some really interesting stats there!

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Buzz View Post
    • 4.9bn total GGY for the online sector (3.7% increase from Apr 2016 Mar 2017)
    • 35% market share of the remote sector (1.0% increase from Apr 2016 Mar 2017)

    Quote Originally Posted by vtyunby65 View Post
    This is mainly bad news for us as there are too many decreases in business in the gambling industry
    GGY 3.7% increase... remote sector 1.0% increase.
    IDK how you see this as "bad news". Do you actually read the facts, or do you just post, for the sake of posting
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