Portugal Gaming Revenue Sags

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Portugal's gaming regulator this week announced that the country's gaming revenues for the third quarter of 2021 dropped 14.9%.

Key financial indicators for the quarter ending September 30th, 2021 were:

  • Revenues down 14.9% from Q2 to €114.2 million. Compared to last year the number was up 38.5%
  • Casino game revenue was €64.8 million, up 55.3% from last year
  • Wagers placed of €1.78 billion, up 50.8% from last year
  • Slots generated 77.5% of the wagers placed
  • Roulette accounted for 9.8% of wagers
  • Blackjack contributed 5.2% of wagers
  • French Roulette generated 3.8%
  • Poker games generated 2.5% of wagers and tournaments 0.9%
  • Sportsbetting revenues were €49.3 million, up 16%
  • Sportsbetting handle of €296.9 million, up 33.2% from last year
  • New player registrations were up 3.5% with 162,300 coming on-board
  • Gaming taxes paid were €40 million, up 41.3%

The regulator didn't post any comment to go along with the results.

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