Gaming revenues in Portugal rose in the first quarter of this year, this coming despite a large drop in retail revenues because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Revenues for the period ending March 31st came in at €134.3 million, up from €131.8 million last year. Online revenues were up 82.8% from last year, coming in at €128.3 million. Sportsbetting revenues were up 101.5% to €69.5 million, and handle was up 184.1% to €423.8 million.
Retail revenues were down 90.3% to €62 million, due largely to closures related to the pandemic during the time period. Gaming machine reenues were down 91.6% to €5.2 million, with other land revenues down 92.6% to €812,750.