EGBA publishes EU online gambling key figures for 2017

New business data from 2017 reveals that EGBA associates are currently leading the way in hot entertainment that is electronic.

Brussels, Today — European Gambling and Betting Association (EGBA) members in 2017 had over 12 million active clients, held licenses in 19 EU member states, processed 354 million online payments, contributed $325 million assistance into athletics, and sustained 33,000 electronic and high quality jobs in the EU across 14 member nations, according to new 2017 data released today by the business group.

“Europe’s online gaming sector is an increasing and popular type of electronic entertainment — but with this expansion comes responsibility to make sure that people are kept safe while playing on online gambling sites. This new data shows EGBA members are in the forefront of their sector’s growth, interacting with millions of customers and processing almost a million payment transactions each day.” — Maarten Haijer, Secretary General, EGBA.

EGBA companies jointly possess over 134 online gambling licenses that are different to provide their services in 19 EU member countries.
56 licensing audits in total were completed by EGBA companies to make sure their compliance with all local regulations and laws.

Over 12 million Europeans had an energetic [1] online account with EGBA member companies, equal to 2.4% of Europe’s total population.
EGBA companies had a high average return to player/pay-out speed of 93.06% to their clients. That means that an average customer received $9.30 yield for every $10 they wager.
Customers placed a wager with EGBA companies each 17 times on average.
An average client [2] spent $10 whenever they put a sports wager with EGBA businesses, excluding pay-outs.

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