The growth of online game is unstoppable in the first months of 2016

tuesday 3 may 2016
In Igaming and online game

Still record numbers for online casinos in the first quarter of 2016, with a clear +35% compared to the first 3 months of last year. Signs of recovery also from Poker to Tournament and Skill Games.

The online game recorded a total expenditure of 149 million euros in the first three months of the year, a sensational increase of 21.3% compared to the same period of the past year.

Numbers obtained above all Thanks to the push of the online casino sector, which in March alone recorded an expense of over 35 million euros, a +35% sensational compared to the same month of 2015. The total expenditure recorded by the Casino Games during the first quarter of 2016 was 106 million, more than two thirds of total expenditure.

However, the preferences of American players towards casino games do not change: the slot machine online They still dominate unchallenged with about 60% of the market, followed at a distance from the roulette and blackjack. Instead the game modes change, more and more mobile oriented: the market penetration by the game platforms for mobile has in fact reached almost 20%, confirming the foresight of those operators who have invested in the realization of Optimized online casino for tablets and smartphones.

According to the data collected in these first three months and observing the growing trend that has characterized the Casino Games sector in recent years there are no doubt about the fact that the online casino market in USA is still flourishing and "full of opportunities". In fact, there are many foreign operators who also have decided to compete with the most famous brands already active for some time in the legal casino sector with AAMS license.

Not only Casino: well also poker, skill games and bets

Positive signs at the beginning of 2016 not only for mess, but also for tournament poker and skill games, which return to represent a substantial slice of total expenditure after many months of fasting overcoming the cash game for the first time and registering A +6.3% compared to 2015.

No failure also for sports betting, as always driven by football events, while a loss of interest for bingo and virtual bets has been recorded.