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Why online gambling is on the rise

Why online gambling is on the rise

by on April 11, 2017

The laws regarding the gambling industry changed ten years ago, and ever since, the game has not been the same. With new rules and regulations, marketing and advertising have allowed the industry to broaden their market and attract a larger number of customers from all ages. Of course, there are still some regulations in place to protect the public, but the numbers are the proof in the pudding.

Yearly figures are released to provide an up-to-date picture of the gambling industry in Great Britain. Gambling Commission industry statistics show that between April 2015 and March 2016, the online gambling operators generate a GGY (Gross Gambling Yield) of £4.5 billion. This shows that online gambling is the largest gambling sector in Britain, with online slot machines generating £1.8 billion alone.