Italian Gambling Market: What’s Legislation Sector Progress?

By | November 19, 2021

The Italian gambling market has been very active lately. And one of the leading operators has researched the legislative sector of the market. The report also includes the global pandemic influence on the market, economic values, and data on the illegal activity in the market. Check the latest legislation news of the gambling vertical to find more.

According to the report, 83.6% of Italians are sure that government must regulate the gambling sector to protect users from fraud. Moreover, 81.7% are convinced that gambling awareness among Italians is the government’s duty.

Talking about the supported ways of fighting against an illegal gambling activity, 59.8% don’t see the gambling ban as an effective way, and just 28.9% are sure that the only way to decrease the gamblers’ number is to ban gambling in the country.

researching the post-pandemic stage of the market, the online gambling sector became most profitable in 2020. The revenue was counted by €49.2 billion. Compared to 2019, the income size increased by €12.8 billion (+35.3%). The offline gambling income in 2020 was €39.1 billion, which means the decrease of €35 billion, compared to 2019.

In 2019, the illegal gambling cost was counted by €12 billion, in 2020 – €18 billion (+50%), and there’s a risk of even bigger growth to €20 billion in 2021. From the start of 2020 to April 2021, there were 145 investigations and 1000 reports from citizens.

According to Guglielmo Angelozzi, CEO of Lottomatica, this report shows that the gambling market can be a good partner for the government in the gambling regulation sector.

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