2015’s Spanish online gambling numbers revealed

Spaniards favoured sport betting and online slots, which rocketed, whilst poker and bingo declined.
Spaniards favoured sport betting and online slots, which rocketed, whilst poker and bingo declined.

Spain’s gambling regulator released last year’s online gambling figures and the growth in the sector was remarkable.

Spain.- According to the Spanish  gambling regulator, the Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ,) Spain’s online gaming market experienced a 26 percent increase in revenue year-on-year.

The total amount of gross gaming revenue for the full year was €319.6 million (US$355 million) and turnover increased 28 percent in comparison with 2014 to more than US$8.9 billion.

The main source of income was sport betting which experienced an increase of 49 percent year-on-year, generating US$ 199 million. Online slots market increased 80 percent totalling US$75 million, whilst poker dropped to US$ 66.53 million and so did bingo to US$8.68 million compared to the previous year.