UK Gambling Commission Reveals Industry Stats

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The United Kingdom Gambling Commission has released its latest report on the state of gambling affairs in Britain, noting that the industry generated £6.8 billion in Gross Gambling Yield between April 2013 and March 2014.

The report indicates that online gambling had the highest growth, with online casino and bingo betting raising 22% in the past year.

  • Betting shops generating Gross Gambling Yields of £1.56 billion, up 1%.

  • National Lottery sales topped £6.7 billion for the year.

  • The industry employs 203,715 employees in the UK, down 5,357 from last year.

  • Non remote gaming holds 47% of the country's Gross Gaming Yield.

Those interested in reading the entire report can do so by clicking here.

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Dustin has a long-standing passion for gambling. He has been writing professionally on the subject and breaking industry news for Casino Listings since 2011. His favorite casino games include Blackjack, Poker, and Hi/Lo. A proud native of Detroit, Dustin currently lives in Michigan.