United Kingdom Bettors are a Third of All European Online Gamblers

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The online betting industry in the United Kingdom has doubled in 5 years, with in excess of one million punters commonly wagering by using the internet. According to a poll carried out by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, United Kingdom gamblers make up about 1/3rd of the Old World’s estimated total of three point three million online bettors.

The average amount wagered by every bettor is estimated at one thousand pounds, with the European sector now worth three point five billion pounds annually.

Amidst the seventy net betting web sites in the UK, few are gambling web sites promoting card games like poker and black jack. A majority of the globe’s two thousand net wagering sites are located in places with dubious internet betting regulations. Antigua and Costa Rica are responsible for for more than one thousand sites between them.

The Government in the United Kingdom is hoping to introduce regulations and a tax system to manage the operating of the web gambling sector. With such regulatory framework in place, internet gaming activities would be monitored and the industry will achieve even bigger heights in the in the years to come.

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