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Online Gambling Market worth over $160bn by 2026

  • Published Date: August 25, 2020

Online Gambling Market size is set to surpass USD 160 billion by 2026, as reported in the latest study by Global Market Insights Inc.

The convenience of using cashless payment mode during sports betting, online casinos, and online poker will proliferate the market expansion. With the increased popularity of contactless payments among consumers, online gambling businesses are focusing on providing a wide range of payment options to its users.

Companies are implementing advanced technology to improve customer interaction and drive the market revenue

The online gambling market growth is attributed to advancements in digital marketing tools and techniques. Major industry leaders are utilizing digital tools to promote gambling activities across the globe. The market players are integrating AI chatbox to automate customer communication and marketing processes, helping in improving engagement, connect with more customers, and degree of personalization. It provides detailed and relevant information on clients, helping industry participants to improve products or services. The technology also aids in maintaining the user base, leading to industry expansion and boost in customer loyalty.

The acceptance of cryptocurrency transaction in online gambling platform to surge the market value

The online casino segment is estimated to attain a 15% growth rate through 2026 owing to the incorporation of cryptocurrency on several platforms. Countries with strict gambling regulations including Japan and Taiwan are witnessing a rapid growth of online casino sites that accept cryptocurrencies as a mode of payment.

Browse key industry insights spread across 250 pages with 246 market data tables and 24 figures & charts from the report, “Online Gambling Market Size, By Type (Betting [Boxing & UFC, eSports, Football, Formula1, Horse Racing, Tennis], Casino [Baccarat, Blackjack, Roulette, Slots], Poker, Lottery, Bingo), By Device Type (Desktop, Mobile), COVID-19 Impact Analysis, Regional Outlook, Growth Potential, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 – 2026” in detail along with the table of contents

Large screen size and better performance will propel desktop adoption in the industry

UK Online Gambling Market Size By Device Type

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Online gambling market for desktop segment dominated more than 55% of revenue share in 2019. The large screen size of desktops compared to mobile devices enable gamblers to easily navigate from one page to another and evaluate the types of wagers available to make precise decisions. The fast & secure internet connectivity along with better compatibility with the majority of sportsbooks compared to mobile versions is encouraging users to use laptops or home PCs. Several online gambling games need to be downloaded or run-on Java so that they may consistently work on a phone or tablet. In addition, performance parameters, such as storage capacity, picture quality, and sound volume, that can be easily adjusted on desktops provide an improved gaming experience.

Availability of several mobile casino apps is contributing to the popularity of online gambling in European region

Favorable legalization and growing popularity of online gambling in countries including Malta, the UK, Germany, Spain, France, and Italy are fueling the Europe online gambling market progression. Online casino games are a highly popular form of online gambling in the UK. According to the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), online casinos accounted for 69.3% of the total Gross Gambling Yield (GGY) between October 2018 and September 2019. The growth can be due to an increasing number of mobile casino apps offering different casino games, bonuses, and real-time game selection.

Industry participants are introducing innovative technologies on their online gambling websites and apps to remain competitive in the market

Some of the key players operating in the market are Ladbrokes Coral Group PLC, Kindred Group PLC, The Stars Group, Inc., Sky Betting and Gaming, William Hill PLC, Betsson AB, Paddy Power Betfair PLC, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, Bet365 Group Ltd., Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 888 Holdings PLC, and GVC Holdings PLC. These companies are focusing on product development to increase their industry share and improve profit margin.

Authors: Preeti Wadhwani, Saloni Gankar