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UK Online Punters Down Slightly In Numbers

The UK Gambling Commission's latest review on the numbers of online punters in the country has been released, and it notes that the number of punters betting online dropped over the past four quarters.

The report, which was compiled by ICM Research, showed that 56% of those polled have gambled within the past year. 61% of men and 51% of women admitted to enjoying bets of some sort during the past year.

16% of those who said they have gambled in the last year did so online, which is down 1% from a survey that was conducted during the same time last year. 21% of all male gamblers said they gambled online within the past 12 months, while 11% of females said that they have.

17% of those who gambled online said they had done so in both land based and online casinos.

The most popular way of betting for those in the UK is the National Lottery, which 41% of respondents said they participated in within the past year.

Those interested in reading the report can do so at: http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/pdf/Survey%20data%20on%20gambling%2...

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