British Punters Make Up a 3rd of All European Net Gamblers

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The web casino business in the United Kingdom has doubled in five years, with more than a million bettors regularly gambling using the web. According to a poll executed by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, UK gamblers make up approximately one-third of the Old World’s approximated total of 3.3 million internet gamblers.

The average cash figure spent by each punter is estimated at £1,000, with the European industry now valued at three point five billion pounds annually.

Amidst the 70 online betting casinos in the UK, none are gaming websites promoting casino card games such as poker and black jack. A better part of the world’s two thousand web gambling sites are located in places with dubious net gambling regulations. Antigua and Costa Rica are responsible for for more than one thousand sites between them.

The Government in the UK is hoping to introduce rules and a tax setup to legalize the functioning of the net wagering industry. With such regulatory framework in place, online gaming activities would be observed and the industry can hope to acquire even bigger heights in the in the years to come.

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