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.


Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Employment ('000)

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry is highly fragmented, as regulatory barriers restrict global players from operating across multiple jurisdictions
  • The biggest share of industry revenue is earned through sports betting
  • Slower anticipated demand for lotteries in China may threaten industry growth
  • Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Global Sports Betting and Lotteries industry has performed well over the past five years as the global economy improved and consumers have picked up their discretionary spending. Progress has been led by developing economies, such as Asia and South America, where growth has comfortably outpaced developed economies in North America and Europe, where the industry has reached maturity. Over the five years to 2017, industry revenue is expected to grow. The industry is highly fragmented, as tight regulatory barriers restrict global players from operating across multiple jurisdictions. Most lotteries are run at the state or national level to raise revenue as an alternative to taxes...

    Industry Locations

    The geographic distribution of Global Sports Betting and Lotteries industry's 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 America have traditionally been the biggest source of industry revenue.

    Asia, Europe and North America now each account for a similar share of industry revenue, which is drastically different from just five years ago. Asi..

    Additional Insights for the Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Industry are

  • Must comply with government regulations
  • Development of new products
  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global per capita income and External competition for the Global Casinos and Online Gambling industry in the Global Sports Betting & Lotteries industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    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 noncasino video machines.

    Industry Products
    Lotteries - including lotto and instant scratch tickets
    Sports betting
    Keno and VLTs
    Bingo etc.
    Industry Activities
    Offering horse racing betting
    Offering greyhound racing betting
    Offering live sports betting
    Operating draw lotteries
    Operating ticket lotteries
    Lotto operation
    Administering instant (scratch) tickets

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global per capita income
  • External competition for the Global Casinos and Online Gambling industry
  • Global consumer sentiment index
  • Global consumer spending

  • Current Performance
  • Economic trends
  • Structure
  • Wage costs slow down
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Lotteries remain a constant
  • Technology improves
  • Table: Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Business Software
  • Global Computer Hardware Manufacturing
  • Global Television Broadcasting

  • Products & Services
  • Sports betting
  • Lotteries - including lotto and instant scratch tickets
  • Keno and VLTs
  • Bingo etc.
  • Chart: Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Regulation
  • Consumer drivers
  • Internet penetration

  • Major Markets
  • Consumers aged to 44 years
  • Consumers aged 55 and over
  • Consumers aged 45 to 54 years
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Retailer commissions
  • Marketing
  • Technology services
  • Wages
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Sports Betting & Lotteries

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Sports Betting & Lotteries Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Global consumer spending (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Draw Or Jackpot Lotteries
  • Lottery draws in which numbered balls are drawn at random from a barrel.
  • Gross Gambling Yield/Net Income
  • Amount spent on gambling activities minus prize money (i.e. revenue retained by industry after gambling activities.) This is how IBISWorld measures industry revenue in this report.
  • Gross Revenue/Sales
  • Amount spent on gambling activities without subtracting prize money.
  • Pari-Mutuel Wagering
  • Horse or dog racing gambling.
  • Punter
  • An informal name for a person who gambles or places a bet
  • Racino
  • Venues that feature both a racetrack and casino.
  • Scratchies
  • Instant scratch panel lottery, which reveals whether the purchaser is an instant prize winner.
  • Wla
  • World Lottery Association.
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