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GBGC: Which Country Gambles the Most?

Norway

512,581

5.10

1,531.00

300

10. New Zealand

181,574

4.48

1,661.00

371

7. Hong Kong SAR

274,027

7.22

3,502.00

485

3. “You can only lose what you have in your

pocket, and gambling is not a priority for poor people, it is

essentially a luxury purchase when all essentials have been paid for”

says Warwick Bartlett, GBGC’s CEO.

But the real gambling spend for Australia comes not from internet but

the widespread distribution of pokie machines (50%) played by locals and

then also casinos (20%) that host Chinese gamblers.

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The latest figures compiled by the Global Betting and Gaming Consultants

show that Australia is by far the biggest gambling nation on the planet

with a per capita spend of US$866 a year. United Kingdom

2,523,216

64.09

18,136.00

283

Source www.gbgc.com

 

 

 

 

Italy has growth in stature as a gambling market with the growth of

various slot machines through deregulation as the Italian Government has

sought to gain a higher tax yield from gambling.

. British operators Paddy Power,

William Hill, Ladbrokes and Bet 365 have all been quick to recognise the

potential and have licensed their business in Australia to take sports

bets. Italy

2,071,955

59.69

23,109.00

387

6. Forty six percent of Paddy Power’s group operating profits come

from customers based in Australia.

Canada comes in third with strong gambler support for casino, gaming

machines and lotteries. Finland

267,412

5.45

2,251.00

413

5. Canada

1,826,769

35.11

16,287.00

464

4. Ontario is the lead state almost double in terms

of gross gaming yield in front of Quebec.

Hong Kong Jockey Club are in second place even though many residents are

going to Macau to gamble in the casinos.

COUNTRY

 

GDPUS$

 

population

 

GGY(US$)

 

GGY per Capita

1. However we expect the UK

to rise in the ranking next year when we will see a full year of on

shore licensing for internet gambling which was previously allocated off

shore, mostly in Gibraltar, Isle of Man and Malta” said Warwick Bartlett

Chief Executive of GBGC.

GGY = Gross Gaming Yield (what the customer actually loses gambling)

All of the top ten listed are prosperous countries which destroy the

myth that the poor gamble most. Australia

1,505,924

23.32

20,202.00

866

2. Japan

4,898,530

127.34

40,495.00

318

9. “This is

because other countries have decided not to criminalise the gambler and

bring forth legislation to legalise gambling. United States

16,768,050

316.50

100,827.00

319

8.

Singapore and Macau have been left out of the calculations because the

high gross gaming yields are predominantly created by tourists from

China and the rest of Asia.

2013 Data

The United Kingdom has dropped to tenth from third in 2008

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