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
The geographic distribution of industry revenue is largely based on the regulatory framework within each region. For example, sports betting is banned throughout much of the United States, which restricts the ability of operators to earn revenue.
The distribution of revenue is also influenced by per capita disposable income in each region. For this reason, Europe and North American have traditionally been the biggest source of industry revenue.
Asia, Europe and North American now each account for a similar share of industry revenue, which is drastically different from just five years ago. Asia has overtaken Europe during the past five years as the industry's biggest source of revenue and this trend is set to intensify over the next five years... read more