Shopping in online casinos reaches 278 million in the first 8 months of 2016

sunday 18 withptember 2016
In Igaming and online game

The unstoppable advance of online casinos continues: the total expenditure recorded in the first 8 months of 2016 grew by 37% compared to the same period last year.

According to the data on the expenditure relating to the American legal Gambling sector, recently published by Agipronews, it seems that the interest of American players for online casinos is more alive than ever.

+37% compared to last year, with a total expenditure of almost 280 million euros in just 8 monthsnull Of these, as many as 34.3 million generated during the month of August, a huge figure if you think that during the "holiday period" there are usually other interests to devote to.

Among all operators who provide casino games stand out Lottomatica, Microgame and Sisal, which occupy the first three positions of the podium relating to the percentage of expenditure generated, an indicator that highlights what the players' preferences for this year are. Here is the complete list of the first 20 operators in order of expenditure generated for 2016:

Operator % 8 months 2016 % August 2016
Lattomatic 11.9 11.8
Microgame 9.6 8.8
SISAL 8.5 8.5
Eurobet 6.2 6.5
Snap Cagethch 6.0 5.3
Bwin 5.8 5.5
888 5.0 5.8
PaddyPower - Betfair 3.5 3.7
Starvegas 3.3 3.2
ADMIRAL 3.1 2.8
Winger 2.1 1.8
Starcare 2.0 2.5
GOLDBET 2.0 2.0
Timing 1.9 2.1
Betway 1.5 1.3
bidder 1.1 1.0
Betflag 0.7 0.8
Intralot 0.7 0.6
Other 12.0 12.5

American brands are more appreciated by the players

Lottomatica and Sisal are two historic American brands in the world of bets and occupy two of the first three positions. Microgame, also born from an American idea, includes the well -known People's brand in its network and represents the second "strength" on the pitch. The success of these operators lies both in the notoriety of the brands (Sisal celebrates the 70th anniversary from its foundation, and in the quantity of the services offered. All these operators have received many prizes in various categories in recent years, including the well -known EGR USA Awards.

The offer of various types of betting allows these operators to have a pool of players enrolled in the really large gaming platform, players who, although not mainly interested in online casinos, can partly contribute to the growth of the expenditure generated, compared to those operators that offer exclusively Casino Games. In fact, it is not uncommon for a user interested in sports betting, superenalotto or scratch cards, he makes some episodes also in casino games.

From this point of view, positive results also for Snai who, after the merger with the Cogetech group, has assimilated all the players previously active on the Iziplay portal, also updating the website with a new graphics, new games and optimizing everything for the Mobile game.

Among the best operators there are also international big names

Very positive results for PokerStars, the dominator in the online poker sector. Despite the serious crisis from which poker on the web seems to not be able to come out, the recent addition of a mess to PokerStars' game services brought this operator among the first five in a few months, as for the expenditure generated. The presence of a truly huge number of poker players already enrolled in the platform has allowed the new casino games service to start immediately with an incredible sprint.

Among the other well-known international big names that are part of the list, they undoubtedly stand out William Hill, 888 and the new binomial PaddyPower-Betfair, whose services you can read the opinions in our ranking of the best Aams casino.

On the other hand, Starvegas and Admiral do not stand out, the brands known above all for the presence of the famous slot machines and VLT identical to those that can be found in the slot rooms, despite a bonus offer for the new truly competitive subscribers.

Few results for Betway and 32red, two names that we find in ours Casino Blacklist due to the too high requirements imposed on promotions.

The push to the sector also comes from Mobile and Bonus

The growth of expenditure relating to the game in online casinos in the last year also derives from the growth of the mobile sector. The more the operators' offer is expanded for those who play on the move and the more the possibility increases that users practice betting activities even in the moments when they find themselves far from their PCs. A situation that, despite the obvious risks related to gambling addiction, seems destined to become even more evident over time. In fact, the data show that players from smartphones and tablets are in rapid growth.

Another factor to consider is that of the promotions offered, increasingly varied and increasingly sought by the players. More information in this regard in the sections dedicated to Bonus without immediate deposit It's you Welcome bonus offered by the various Casino Aams.