After sports betting hit a new high in the first quarter of 2021, revenue for the second quarter dropped to €125.0 million, but this was forecast ahead of any quarter.

Due to the paralysis of many sports around the world in the second quarter of 2020, sports betting has stagnated for a while but has come back with a vengeance; this year the modality tripled in comparison year after year, even with the reported drop.

Even with the recent drop, online gaming, on the other hand, has seen a smoother 20% year-on-year increase, as the vertical boomed in last year’s quarter-on-quarter due to a lack of options. of sports betting.

While sports betting remained more popular than games, its market share was the lowest since the third quarter of 2020.

Football accounted for the vast majority of sports betting revenue at 77.6%, although this has fallen compared to the first quarter. Tennis and basketball followed with 9.6% and 8.7% respectively, with no other sport gaining a significant share of the market.

The casino, in turn, was dominated by slot machines, providing 76% of the revenue. ‘French’ roulette was followed with 12.3%, while blackjack brought in 6.4% of revenue.

Data and information about sports betting and online games

All data and figures presented were and are processed by the leading European business consulting company, Ficom Leisure, specialist in all segments of the betting and gaming segment.

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It also provides quarterly figures for the Spanish online market on iGaming Dashboard Spain, as well as monthly figures for the Italian market on iGaming Dashboard Italy.