Spanish gambling revenue grew 12.5% year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, thanks to growth across all verticals including sports betting, despite the suspension of major sporting events from mid-March due to novel coronavirus (Covid-19).
More gamblers in Sweden have decreased play than increased during the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, but more than a quarter of high risk customers are playing more according to a Lund University study.
In conjunction with Chris Elliott and Beth French of Wiggin LLP, iGB provides a regulatory snapshot of igaming across Europe. Bulgaria, Germany, Great Britain and Spain are among those updated for this edition
Spain’s regulated online gaming market has reported a 5.4% year-on-year increase in gross gaming revenue for the third quarter of 2019, with the growth of online casino again supported by the recovery of the sports betting vertical.
The summer’s lack of a major sports betting event slowed the growth of Spain’s regulated online gaming market, though the popularity of online slots ensured the market posted year-on-year growth during the second quarter.