Italy: Lottomatica back in front of Stars in casino; Planetwin365 closes Bet365 betting lead

29 September 2017

Lottomatica raised its share of the dot.it online casino market to 9.1% in August, enough to move it back ahead of PokerStars, according to estimates exclusively provided to iGaming Business by leading gaming sector advisory firm Ficom Leisure.

The gap between long-time sports betting leader Bet365 and Planetwin365 also continued to close during August, down to 1.7 percentage points from 12.3% in June.

Total gross gaming revenue (GGR) generated by all products in the regulated dot.it market reached €96.96m in August, marginally up on July's total of €95.79m, with casino accounting for 46.2% of this.

For the full analysis and set of figures including operator market share and revenues across betting, casino and poker, please see our new Italy iGaming Dashboard (paywall)

Planetwin365 also broke into the top 10 casino operators and the top three cash poker operators for the first time.

For the full set of figures including operator market share and revenues across betting, casino and poker, as well as comments from our partner Ficom Leisure, please see our new Italy iGaming Dashboard (paywall).