DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Online Gambling Global Market Report 2022, By Game Type, Device, Component" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
The global online gambling market is expected grow from $73.42 billion in 2021 to $81.08 billion in 2022 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 10.4%. The growth is mainly due to the companies resuming their operations and adapting to the new normal while recovering from the COVID-19 impact, which had earlier led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, and the closure of commercial activities that resulted in operational challenges. The market is expected to reach $115.13 billion in 2026 at a CAGR of 9.2%.
Major players in the online gambling market are 888 Holdings PLC, Bet365 Group Ltd., Betsson AB, William Hill PLC, GVC Holdings PLC, Kindred Group PLC, Sky Betting & Gaming, Stars Group Inc., Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC and Paddy Power Betfair PLC.
Asia-Pacific was the largest region in the online gambling market in 2021. Eastern Europe is expected to be the fastest-growing region in the forecast period. The regions covered in the online gambling market are Asia-Pacific, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, South America, Middle East and Africa.
Increasing adoption of smartphones with improved internet accessibility is driving the online gambling market. Globally, the average use of mobile devices compared to desktop computers or laptops is significantly greater. In most countries, the mobile users account for about 80% of all users in the online gambling industry. According to the study published by the Gambling Commission, in 2020, the most common method of accessing online gambling remained mobile phones, particularly among younger people. According to the report, gambling participation in 2019: behavior, awareness and attitudes, 18% of the respondents gambled online at least once while 21% of the respondents gambled in 2019. According to Cisco company annual report, globally, the total number of Internet users is projected to grow to 5.3 billion by 2023 at a CAGR of 6 percent, and smartphones will grow at a 7% CAGR. This in turn is expected to drive online gambling market.
The online gambling laws vary wildly from one region to other. Most countries have their own local laws that deal with the relevant legal and regulatory issues. Countries such as the USA, have much more complex gambling regulatory process. Moreover, in countries like India, gambling is under strict control. With each individual country enacting different gambling laws, it's tough to be familiar with them all. Nevertheless, all gambling sites should be compliant with any laws that they are subject to, to ensure gambling sites are operated lawfully, ethically, and are safe. The established and reputable licensing authorities impose a strict code of conduct on the licensees, who have to adhere to the necessary regulations if they are to maintain their licenses. The strict and varying laws across the countries are likely to challenge the market growth.
Technologies such as Blockchain, IoT and VR are changing everything in every field including online gambling. Virtual Reality and VR Headsets have gained a lot of popularity in recent years and are revolutionary addition to the world of online gambling. With VR, one can actually enter into a virtual casino and play all the games without having to travel. However, fraud and cheating were majorly concerning the users in online gambling. A lot of online casinos and online gambling sites have been accused of not being transparent and hiding their internal workings and the methods for their dealings. These concerns can be addressed using blockchain technology. With blockchain technology, everyone will be able to see exactly what is going on behind the scenes. Games such as SlotsMillion, Casino VR Poker, and The Gear that are played through VR are engaging the customers and are shaping the online gambling industry.
In January 2019, MRG (Mr Green Ltd) was acquired by one of the world's largest betting and gaming companies William Hill PLC for $321.22 million. Following the acquisition of MRG by William Hill PLC, the MRG brands will be part of the William Hill. Mr Green Ltd., is an online gambling company.
Where is the largest and fastest growing market for the online gambling? How does the market relate to the overall economy, demography and other similar markets? What forces will shape the market going forward? This report answers all these questions and many more.
The report covers market characteristics, size and growth, segmentation, regional and country breakdowns, competitive landscape, market shares, trends and strategies for this market. It traces the market's historic and forecast market growth by geography. It places the market within the context of the wider online gambling market, and compares it with other markets.
- The market characteristics section of the report defines and explains the market.
- The market size section gives the market size ($b) covering both the historic growth of the market, the impact of the COVID-19 virus and forecasting its recovery.
- Market segmentations break down market into sub markets.
- The regional and country breakdowns section gives an analysis of the market in each geography and the size of the market by geography and compares their historic and forecast growth. It covers the impact and recovery trajectory of COVID-19 for all regions, key developed countries and major emerging markets.
- Competitive landscape gives a description of the competitive nature of the market, market shares, and a description of the leading companies. Key financial deals which have shaped the market in recent years are identified.
- The trends and strategies section highlights the likely future developments in the market and suggests approaches companies can take to exploit this.
- The online gambling market section of the report gives context. It compares the online gambling market with other segments of the online gambling market by size and growth, historic and forecast. It analyses GDP proportion, expenditure per capita, online gambling indicators comparison.
- 888 Holdings PLC
- Bet365 Group Ltd.
- Betsson AB
- William Hill PLC
- GVC Holdings PLC
- Kindred Group PLC
- Sky Betting & Gaming
- Stars Group Inc.
- Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC
- Paddy Power Betfair PLC
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