General Article 10 amazing gambling industry statistics in the UK

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The gambling industry continues to grow worldwide, and remains a major tech employer. One of the main contributing factors comes from online wagers.

A recent report claimed the online gambling market may grow by $142.38 billion between 2021 and 2026. Between 2021 and 2022, the market grew by an estimated 11.82%.

The Gambling Act of 2005 sought to regulate the online gambling industry in the UK The world’s top gambling companies have their headquarters in London.

Here’s an in-depth perspective of the UK gambling industry.

Most popular form of online gambling in the UK: The National Lottery

The National Lottery remains the most popular form of online betting in the UK. In 2017, 8.6% of survey respondents bet on National Lottery draws.

That number increased to 14% by September 2021. An extra 8% also gambled on another lottery.

At 4.9%, wagers on sports betting stayed the same. Betting on horse races increased from 1.8% to 2.6%.

45-54 year olds gambled online the most between 2020 – 202...

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