Research and Markets: Analyzing the Global Online Gambling Industry 2013-2016 Featuring 14 of the World's Biggest Players

Tue Feb 26, 2013 6:11am EST

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DUBLIN--(Business Wire)--

Research and Markets

( has announced
the addition of the "Analyzing the Global Online Gambling Industry" report to
their offering. 

The global online gambling industry is one of the biggest and most rapidly
expanding market at the moment. With a net worth of $30 billion, last year it
expanded at the rate of 2.5% after a slowdown in the 2009 global economic
recession and is expected to continue to grow in the coming five years. While
established markets have reached maturity and have less room for revenue growth,
they will still perform strongly and benefit from a recovering economy. Betting
turned out to be the highest grossing activity in global interactive gambling
last year. Online gambling was banned in most Asian countries as of 2012, but
consumers generally remained interested in gambling nevertheless. 

Online gambling has proven to be the biggest phenomenon in recent years. The
games that dominate are wagering, casino and poker. It is becoming ever popular
and its growth is greatly driven by factors such as internet penetration.
Currently, Europe appears to be the quickest expanding online gambling market.
In 2012, European online gambling business operators recorded almost a 45%
increase in the total online gambling yield. There are thousands of websites on
the internet that offer various choices in the gambling sector. In response to
the high risk of fraud in the ever-growing European online gambling sector, the
parliament of the European Union initiated an effort to govern the market. As of
September 2011, the EU member states still dealt differently with online
gambling, with legislations ranging prohibition, online gambling on grey markets
and monopoly licenses for online gambling providers to entirely open markets. 

About 51% of the world's population takes part in some form of gambling every
year, thus signifying obvious financial benefits from online gambling websites.
With the expansion of the online gambling industry, players have come to expect
only the highest quality of online gambling facilities. New features and regular
system updates are needed to maintain the websites to stay ahead in the market.
Online gambling may be rather intimidating to both a novice and an expert player
because of the endless options on the internet. is an online
directory that aids gambling participants find the top online casinos that are
safe, secure, anti-spam, tested and trustworthy from around the world.

Key Topics Covered:

A. Executive Summary 

B. Industry Definition 

C. Global Casinos and Online Gambling Industry 

C.1 Introduction 

C.2 Industry Overview 

C.3 Industry Revenue Growth 

C.4 Industry Segmentation 

C.5 Major Products & Services 

C.6 Industry Trends 

C.7 Market Share Analysis 

C.8 Industry Competition 

C.9 Global Casinos & Online Gambling: Future Perspective 

D. Analysis of Major Markets 

E. Global Online Gambling Industry: Porter's Five Forces Framework Analysis 

E.1 Introduction 

E.2 Bargaining Power of Buyer 

E.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers 

E.4 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry 

E.5 Threat of New Entrants 

E.6 Threat of Industry Substitution 

F. Factors Impacting the Industry 

F.1 Impact of Mergers & Acquisitions 

F.2 Impact of Regulations 

F.3 Factors Driving Demand 

F.4 International Trade & Impact 

F.5 Industry Costs 

F.6 Increasing Globalization in the Industry 

F.7 High Barriers to Entry 

F.8 Impact of Technology 

G. Online/Mobile Gambling versus Traditional Gambling 

G.1 Introduction 

G.2 Retail Gambling 

G.3 Growth of Online & Mobile Gambling 

G.4 Global Online Gambling Industry Statistics 

G.5 Global Online Gambling Value Analysis 

G.6 Global Online Gambling Industry Segmentation 

H. Global Online Gambling Industry: Future Perspective 

I. Major Industry Players 

- Ladbrokes plc 

- William Hill Plc 

- 32Red Plc 

- 888 Holdings Public Limited Company 

- Betfair Group Plc 

- Digital Entertainment Plc 

- Gala Coral Group Limited 

- GVC Holdings 

- La Francaise Des Jeux 

- Netplay TV Plc 

- Paddy Power Plc 

- Playtech Ltd 

- Sportingbet PLC 

- Zynga Inc 

For more information visit

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager.
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Gambling

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