The UKGC (United Kingdom Gambling Commission) released the latest statistics on gambling in the UK. According to the results, the total worth of the British gambling market was around £14.3 billion between October 2018 and September 2019.
The data has shown that remote casinos generated £3.2bn in GGY (Gross Gambling Yield), an increase of 3.9%. British regulator reports how online gambling holds the largest share of the market at 38.6%.
Furthermore, the latest statistics proved that Online Slots accounted for 69.3% of the revenue, followed by Roulette at 13.5%, and Blackjack with 6.1%. Even though online slots and table games have made a large part of the GGY during the time of research, other types of gambling have also increased. For example, Online Betting totaled £2.1 billion, and Online Bingo grew to £198.1 million, which is an increase of 12.5%. The most popular categories in sports betting were Horse racing, Football, Boxing, Tennis, and Golf.
Statista, a website specialized in statistics, published that 23.1% of all British punters are aged between 25 and 34, while 22.7% of them fall in the group aged from 55 to 64. Also, 22% of the UK gamblers are anywhere between 35 and 54 years old.