Latvian Gaming Revenue Climbs in First Half

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Latvia's gaming regulator, the Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection (IAUI) has announced that the country's gaming revenues have jumped 14.7% to €154.5 million in the first half of 2019.

Revenues for the period were up from €134.6 million last year, with income from betting up 15.2% to €111.5 million. Gaming machines brought in that same total, while interactive betting numbers were up 38.8% to €25.4 million. Casino made up €18.1 million of that total, up 40.1% from last year. Table games brought in €8.1 million, while bingo numbers were up 37% to €123,000.

The regulator also revealed that they've blocked 51 domains and 87 IP addressed tied to unlicensed betting sites.

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7 August 2019 - 1:08pm

A good jump in revenues there and I guess blocking the unlicensed operators is a one good reason why the numbers for the first half of the year looking so impressive.