Latvia's Gaming Revenues Up 110.5% in 2019

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The Latvia Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection authority has released the country's 2020 betting numbers, noting that revenues jumped 110.5% when compared to the same period last year.

Gross gaming revenues for the year ending December 31st were €307.1 million. Gaming machine revenues were up 106.7% to €216.9 million. Online betting was up big as well, with revenues surging 132.8% to €54.7 million. Sportsbetting was also up 112.3% to €14.9 million. Table gaming revenues surged 104% to €17.3 million.

The regulator also reported 68 additional betting sites blocked, bringing the total to 1,206 domains blacklisted by the ISP.

Online betting has been a growing market in Latvia, as more punters get access to the internet and are checking out slots and table games from the comfort of their homes, rather than having to primarily head out to casinos or pubs.

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