Global Gambling Market Report 2022: Market to Reach $876 Billion by 2026 – Blockchain Emerges to Change the Tide of Fortune for Gambling

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Global Gambling Market to Reach $876 Billion by 2026

The global market for Gambling estimated at US$747.9 Billion in year 2022, is projected to reach a revised size of US$876 Billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of 3.6% over the analysis period.

The popularity of gambling in the country can be put into perspective by the fact that over 80% of American adults gamble at least once in their lifetime. As a large number of people spending more time on mobile devices, remote gambling developers and platforms are using the option to expand their customer base. Smart devices available on the market allow users to access comprehensive spectrum of mobile gambling games on the go.

Lottery, one of the segments analyzed in the report, is projected to record a 2.8% CAGR and reach US$372.6 Billion by the end of the analysis period. After a thorough analysis of the business implications of the pandemic and its induced economic crisis, growth in the Betting segment is readjusted to a revised 4.4% CAGR for the next 7-year period.

The U.S. Market is Estimated at $267.5 Billion in 2022, While Asia-Pacific is Forecast to Reach $322.4 Billion by 2026

Given that tourists and locals are key revenue contributors for brick and mortar casinos, revenues plummeted significantly. Unemployment and reduced consumer discretionary income also remain key challenges to a speedy recovery. Also, since a significant amount of money spent on gambling is attributed to slot machines at locations such as hotels and airports, the closures of airports and hotels is affecting revenue generation from these areas.

Lockdowns have resulted significant revenues losses compared to the previous year. For instance, in New Orleans the gambling market has already witnessed more than 60% decline in revenues during the pandemic when compared to the previous years, due to the closures. The casino industry is also impacted by the fact that tourism and leisure sectors along with air travel, which are vital for the industry growth, have been hit hard by the pandemic.

Gambling market in the U.S. is estimated at US$267.5 Billion in the year 2022. Asia-Pacific (including China) is forecast to reach a projected market size of US$322.4 Billion by the year 2026 trailing a CAGR of 4.4% over the analysis period. Among the other noteworthy geographic markets are Canada and Europe, each forecast to grow at 3.1% and 3.5% respectively over the analysis period.

The post COVID-19 period will offer exciting opportunities for mobile gambling. As mobile devices support advances features and are easy to operate, mobile gambling is an enticing option for gamers. With majority of casino game providers offering plethora of options, it is easier for players to enjoy these platforms anytime, anywhere without waiting to access their personal computers.

Advances in the field of mobile technology coupled with better accessibility and connectivity have enabled a large number of players to participate in remote gambling. With rapid transition from console toward mobile, mobile gambling is poised to emerge a rapid growing platform.

Casino Segment to Reach $153.1 Billion by 2026

In the global Casino Segment, USA, Canada, Europe and Asia-Pacific will drive the 3.7% CAGR estimated for this segment. These regional markets accounting for a combined market size of US$116.3 Billion will reach a projected size of US$149.9 Billion by the close of the analysis period.

Asia-Pacific (including China) will remain among the fastest growing in this cluster of regional markets and is forecast to reach US$34.5 Billion by the year 2026.

What`s New for 2022?

  • Global competitiveness and key competitor percentage market shares
  • Market presence across multiple geographies – Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial
  • Online interactive peer-to-peer collaborative bespoke updates
  • Access to the digital archives
  • Complimentary updates for one year

Key Topics Covered:




  • Influencer Market Insights
  • Competitive Market Presence – Strong/Active/Niche/Trivial for Players Worldwide in 2022 (E)
  • Gambling: An Accepted & Fundamental Part of Human Culture
  • % Share of Top Destinations for Gambling Based on Visitor Influx
  • How the Gaming & Gambling Industries Are Impacted by the Pandemic & What’s the New Normal?
  • The Gaming Industry Finds Opportunity in Crisis
  • Gambling is One Segment of the Gaming Industry That is Experiencing Negative Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis. Here’s Why
  • The Close Relation Between Casinos & Tourism Sharpens the COVID-19 Blow on the Gambling Industry
  • COVID-19 Impact on Tourism Industry Affects Casino Revenues
  • Gambling: Definition, Scope & Types
  • Recent Market Activity
  • World Brands

2. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS (Total 223 Featured)

  • 888 Holdings PLC
  • Bet365 Group Ltd.
  • Flutter Entertainment plc
  • Betsoft Gaming, LTD
  • Betsson AB
  • Boyd Gaming Corporation
  • Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment
  • Caesars Entertainment Corp.
  • Cherry Spelgladje AB
  • Chetu Inc.
  • City of Dreams Manila
  • Creatiosoft Solutions Private Limited
  • Crown Resorts Ltd.
  • Delaware Park
  • Elaunch Solution Pvt. Ltd
  • Evolution Gaming
  • Galaxy Entertainment Group
  • Golden Entertainment Inc.
  • Kindred Group PLC
  • Ladbrokes Coral
  • Las Vegas Sands Corp.
  • MGM Resorts International
  • Microgaming
  • NetEnt AB
  • Playson Limited
  • Scientific Games Corporation
  • SJM Holdings Limited
  • William Hill Plc


  • Mobile Gambling Takes Center Stage
  • COVID-19 Accelerates the Evolution of Online Casinos
  • % Share Gross Gambling Yields (GGY) by Type of Gambling
  • Gambling Apps Contribute to the Rising Popularity of Online Casinos
  • Online Casinos Attract Broader Demographics
  • Demographic Structure of Online Casino Players
  • Cyberattacks Emerge as a Key Concern for Online Casinos
  • Use of Smartwatches for Placing Bets and Improve iGaming Experience Gains Traction
  • New Table Games Expand the Consumer Base at Casinos
  • Blockchain Emerges to Change the Tide of Fortune for Gambling
  • Big Data & IoT to Transform the Gambling Industry
  • VR Based Gambling, A Game Changer for the Gambling Sport
  • 5G to Revolutionize the Gambling Industry
  • 5G Emerges With the Promise to Transform the Gaming Experience: 5G’s Contribution to Global GDP (In US$ Trillion) for Years 2020, 2025 & 2030
  • Crypto Currency Based Gambling Rises in Popularity
  • Stricter Gambling Regulations Around the Globe Encourages Legal Gambling




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