Italy’S Betting Market Has Improved Performance
The italian gambling regulator (aams) has published data on the income of government licensees of online and terrestrial betting for november, which amounted to €148.5 million. Thus, a slight increase in profits in comparison with november 2017 – €one.5 million.
Nevertheless, the results of the last month have exceeded the indicators of october 2018 (€133.7 million).
November successes were achieved thanks to a betting online segment, in which the revenue increased by 5% year in annual terms (€65.1 million). Revenues from retail sales decreased by almost 2% and amounted to €83.4 million. Since the beginning of the year, the rates rose by 23.8% to €one.39 billion, while the volume of online sales rose by 25.5% to €593.7 million, and retail trade increased by 22% and amounted to €791.4 million.
Brand sks365 planetwin365 (operator online beting) received 14.95% of the total online sales income, a little surpassing a competitor bet365 (14.66%). Snaitech received 11.3%, eurobet – nine.9% and sisal – 7.3%.
Revenue from the online casino in november rose by almost 14% and amouunted to €57.2 million, and the pokerstars brand from the stars group became the market leader with a share of 10.6%. Lottomatica ranked second from 9.2%, and sisal – third from 8.3%.
In the first nine months of 2018, government tax revenues (both straight and indirect) from operations with gambling amounted to a little more €12 billion, which is about 4.6% more than for the same period last year.
Since the beginning of the 2019th, italian gambling market expects a shock: the law on banning advertising gambling will com into force. The levegas online casino, headed by the struggle for the abolition of this government decision, recently published a video in which many statements of authorities were refuted about the effectiveness of the ban.
Recall that the italian regulator amministrazione autonoma dei monopoli di stato (aams) present a new program for consumers access to participation in gambling.