Online gaming in Spain grows significantly, DGOJ reports
Spanish gambling regulatory body Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) has announced, that gross revenue results from online gambling went up by 26% in 2015, comparing to the full 2014.
To see the bigger picture, it’s enough to mention the results from the 4th quarter of 2015 – gross gaming revenue went up by 40%, represented as follows: €53.5 m (sportsbook), €22.6 m (casino), €14.5 m (poker), and €2.1 m (bingo), €94.7 m in total.
The overall 2015 figures indicated by DGOJ show gross gaming revenue of €319.6 m. The turnover grew from €6.7 billion to more than €8 billion, which accounts for 28% year-on-year increase.
The segment that truly stood out in the Spanish online industry was sports betting. The revenue grew by 40%, ending up with €179 m total volume.
Also online slots turned out to be successful after the lunch circa Q2 and Q3, going up by 80% (€67.5 m).
Two of the segments shrunk – poker went down to €59.8 m and bingo shrunk to €7.8 m in 2015.
The continued success of the online slot launch in Spain circa Q2 & Q3 continued to ripen with revenue for casino games up 80% to €67.5 m. Poker shrunk to €59.8 m, and bingo also fell to €7.8 m.
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