Casino City's iGaming Pocket Directory - 2013 Edition

118 Sponsored by Casino City’s iGaming Pocket Directory UNITED KINGDOM When it comes to competitive, regulated online gaming markets, the U.K. stands alone at the top. GamblingData estimates the U.K. online gaming market size alone at £1.7 billion. According to a GamblingData report in July 2012, the market breaks down like this: Sports-betting: £650 million pounds (38 percent) Casino: £548 million (32 percent) Poker: £256 million (15 percent) Bingo: £259 million (15 percent) And the competition in each sector is fierce. According to Casino City’s comprehensive database of online gaming sites, here are the number of sites in each sector that accept real-money play from U.K. residents: Sportsbooks: 354 Casino: 864 Poker: 456 Bingo: 364 The remarkable thing about these numbers isn’t just the sheer volume of sites competing for gaming dollars in the U.K. It’s the fact that they contain some of the biggest online gaming brands in the industry. UNITED KINGDOM