Global Sports Betting & Lotteries: Market Research Report

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Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Market Research Report | Dec 2013

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Sports Betting & Lotteries global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The recession damaged the Global Sports Betting and Lotteries industry, but still managed to grow over the five years to 2013. This is due to the the industry becoming preferable to various other types of gambling. The industry will continued to grow, albeit at a faster rate, over the five years to 2018... read more

Industry Analysis

The Global Sports Betting and Lotteries industry has maintained solid growth over the past five years, despite a global economic slowdown. The industry's traditional major markets of Europe and North America have been held back by various events, including the European debt crisis, the United States government shutdown and structural economic shifts that have led to high unemployment. At the same time, developing regions of Asia, the Middle East and South America have recorded above average growth in gaming activity. Over the five years to 2013, global industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualized rate of 2.8% to reach $204.4 billion. Increased competition from other forms of gambling, particularly from casinos with slot machines, has slightly constrained growth over the period... read more


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What is the Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Industry?

Operators in this industry offer legal gambling on lotteries, including draw lotteries, Lotto, Keno and scratch tickets, as well as wagering on official sporting events, including horse racing. The industry also includes non-casino video machines.

Industry Products
Lotteries - including lotto and instant scratch ticketsPari-mutuel wageringBingo, Keno, and VLTs
Industry Activities
Offering horse racing bettingOffering greyhound racing bettingOffering live sports bettingOperating draw lotteriesOperating ticket lotteriesLotto operationAdministering instant (scratch) tickets

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