Online casino gaming is very popular in British gamblers who are keen on gambling in a comfortable way at their home regardless of the time of day. The followings are some interesting facts of online casinos in Great Britain.
1/ Scale of Online Casino Industry in Great Britain
From November 2014 to March 2015, the total gross gambling yield from online operators in Great Britain stood at £1.45 billion, equivalent to over 10% of the overall betting turnover at £13.8 billion. Online British players were interested in casino games, with the online casino gross gambling yield of £834 million. Of which, online slots attracted the most players with a total earning of £532.5 million. Notably, the table games and card games made up 25% of the total online casino revenue during the period.
Besides online casinos, online players spent their money on sports betting and bingo. The gross gambling yield for bingo games hit £83 million while that for betting activities reached £535 million.
British players loved online sport betting on the major leagues in football, tennis, basketball, and horse racing. Football recorded the most bets with revenue of £168 million, followed by horseracing with £128 million and tennis with £25.3 million.
2/ Slots – Most Popular Online Casino Games in Great Britain
Slots are the most popular online casino games in Great Britain thanks to its attraction from the blinking lights, the clattering coins, the fancy animations, and their thrilling jackpots. The stirring bonuses, 3D graphics, and progressive jackpots also impress the players.
According to data from the UK Online Gambling Commission, there was a threefold increase in online slots gaming in 2009-2015. The revenue from the slots increased from £86.08 million in 2009-2010 to £767 million in 2014-2015.