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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

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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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Employment ('000)
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 Products

The majority of total industry revenue is related to lotteries and other number based games. Over the past five years restricted access to tax revenue has encouraged further legalization of these activities worldwide. Lotteries have also benefited from the subdued economic activity as more people participate in lottery spending during difficult economic times, and proportionally it has grown somewhat as the decline of wagering continues in countries where it is most popular.


Lotteries are usually licensed to operate by government organizations, with a portion of gross revenue allocated for social or community programs – including health and education... 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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