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Global Online Gambling and Betting Market 2014 depicts the latest trends
and developments in the field. The first
regulated online gambling website in Kenya was launched in 2013. As a result companies get a precise and unbiased impression of the
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Europe has been a leader in adopting regulation regarding online
gambling, but as the activity spreads, new measures are being enacted.
Regional variations in legislation and acceptance of online gambling and
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The spread of online betting and gambling is forcing governments to act
to regulate. Progress in online betting regulation in Germany is
expected in 2014, as several operators have applied for the first online
sports betting licenses.
In North America, online gambling was legalized in three US states by
early 2014, with online gambling revenues surging to millions in the
first months of legal operation.
Italy has one of the most advanced regulatory arrangements regarding
online gambling in Europe.
Research and Markets is the world’s leading source for international
market research reports and market data. Mobile gambling is expected to grow at double-digit
rates and to reach over 40% of the total online gambling market by 2018,
as the number of mobile gambling users increases by a hundred million.
The regulatory landscape on online gambling and betting is varied. Total online gambling revenue in Italy
recently reached a high number in hundreds of millions of Euros, with
poker constituting the largest segment.
In the largest Latin American market, Brazil, gambling and betting is
forbidden except for horse racing. The global online gambling market has a current value
estimated at a medium double digit number in billions of Euros, with
growth expected between +7 and 10% annually in the next few years.
Online gambling is only starting to emerge in Africa. In
South Africa, online gambling awaits legalization in 2014.
The major trends in online gambling and betting globally are mobile and
social gambling. In North America and major Asian
countries online real-money games are yet awaiting progress in
regulation. For example, a quarter of poker
players chose to bet on unregulated networks.
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The authors observe: while land-based lottery and casinos still dominate
the gambling scene, online real-money gambling and betting are growing
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Regulation of online gambling and betting in Germany and Russia lag some
of their neighbours. Among the findings of the reports
researchers is that the online gambling and betting segment is
increasing, enhanced by the spread of smartphones and tablet computers. This ensures that the
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Australia, which leads the world in terms of per person gambling, online
sports betting and gambling has been growing by over 30% annually, while
the growth of the total gambling market does not exceed 5%.
The leading online gambling and betting companies worldwide include
PokerStars, Bwin.Party, William Hill Online, each of which annually
generate online revenues of over EUR 0.5 billion.
. In the USA, online gambling is legal only in three states
and in many Asian countries gambling and betting is allowed only in
Online gambling and betting is spreading in the Asia-Pacific region. The
majority of Western European countries have some laws in place to
channel online gambling and betting. However, offshore gambling websites
are popular among Brazilian gamblers, who spend several hundreds of EUR
million annually on offshore sports betting sites.
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In France, online gambling and betting has been legal since 2010, but
many gamblers turn to illegal sites