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News & Analysis

News In Brief: June 20-June 24, 2022

The lawyer who wrote a damning Wire Act opinion that nearly sunk the US online gambling market has appeared as a witness in hearings in the 2020 Trump election debacle.

News In Brief: June 6-June 10, 2022

Blackstone Group gets green light for Crown Resorts acquisition and the Massachusetts Gaming Commission says controversial Barry Diller is suitable for a gaming license.

Research & Reports

Market Insight: European Online Gambling

This in-depth report provides insight into the size, structure and growth of 32 European online gambling markets, containing analysis, updated as new information becomes available, sector themes and key market developments bringing stakeholders opportunities, challenges, tailwinds and headwinds.

Interactive Map: Gambling Advertising Across Europe

Advertising is one of the most hotly discussed topics in the European gambling industry. In this map, VIXIO GamblingCompliance shows the current situation regarding gambling advertising in all jurisdictions. The map highlights the differences among the countries that allow, partially prohibit or forbid gambling advertising.

Market Insight: European Lotteries

This in-depth report provides insight into the size, structure and growth of 30 European lottery markets, containing analysis, updated as new information becomes available, of sector themes and key jurisdictional and lottery-level developments including growth trends by game category and channel shift towards online sales.

Germany: State Level Regulation of Online Casino Games

​​​​​According to the new 2021 Interstate Treaty on Gambling, regulation of online casinos is left to the discretion of every German federal state. The states may decide to operate them under state monopoly or to issue time-limited licences, the number of which may not exceed the number of licences available to land-based casinos. Games available to be offered do not include virtual slots and poker, which are regulated at a federal level in the treaty. 

German Online Gambling Market: Main Considerations

The new Interstate Treaty on Gambling came into force in Germany on July 1, and as of that day Europe's largest economy and the most populous country ceased to be the biggest grey market for online gambling. It may seem that Germany’s lucrative online gambling market is now ready to welcome operators. However, there are some significant roadblocks that could prevent operators from taking full advantage of the new regulations. There are five main outstanding issues that may still make the market volatile in the coming months and of which operators should be aware.

Data & Forecasts

Germany - Betting and Online Gaming Tax Report - Mar, 2009 to May, 2022

Latest monthly Betting and Online Gaming Tax Report data from the Bundesministerium der Finanzen (German Federal Ministry of Finance). The data released for the country contains the following information: Monthly online gaming, betting and lottery tax collections received by the Ministry of Finance and annual betting and lottery tax receipts by state. There are approximately 1,140 data points in this document.

Postcode Lottery Report - 2009 to 2021

Latest annual data from Novamedia/Postcode Lotteries. The data released for the operator contains the following information by operating segment: Sales income, prize expense and distributions to beneficiaries. There are approximately 250 data points in this document.

Market Monitor: European Land-Based Gaming

This report aggregates available, sourced data on regulated land-based gaming markets across Europe, split between casinos and non-casino gaming venues. Market size and annual growth comparisons across 28 reporting European countries can also be visualised via an interactive dashboard.

Market Monitor: Online Gambling Operator Benchmarking

This report benchmarks key financial and operational metrics across major online gambling operators and suppliers listed in the UK, Sweden and the United States. An interactive dashboard provides visualized cross-operator trends, with rich time series data updated as each company reports, whether quarterly, half-yearly or annually.

Better Collective Report - 2015 to 2022Q1

Latest quarterly data from Swedish-listed Better Collective. The data released for the company contains the following information: Revenue by source, direct costs, operating profit and profit before tax. There are approximately 300 data points in this document.
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