Online gaming in Spain grows significantly, DGOJ reports

Sigma2015-105Spanish 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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