The global mobile gambling market is highly competitive because of rapid advances in technology, and frequent changes in consumer preferences. With increasing competition, the market is witnessing consolidation. In addition, the influx of private companies in the market is also on the rise.
Below are some key insights about the mobile gambling market from our industry experts.
Only a few vendors dominate the global mobile gambling market, where some operate only in specific gambling activities such as casino and lottery, while the others operate in all fields related to gambling in addition to retail betting.
Technavio analysts have narrowed down the top 16 mobile gambling companies that are helping fuel market growth at a whopping CAGR of 43.08 percent from 2014-2019:
Betfair is a global Internet sports betting company. Its website offers various sports betting and gaming products in the UK, among other countries. The company offers a range of sports betting products, poker, and casino games. It operates as two major segments namely, Betfair excl. US and Betfair US.
Bwin.Party digital entertainment was formed by the merger of PartyGaming and Bwin Interactive Entertainment and is an online gambling company.
Camelot is a leading UK-based licensed lottery company funded by the National Lottery and it operates through both traditional and online platforms. It runs lotteries that have benefited countless individuals and communities. In 2010, Ontario Teacher’s Pension Fund acquired Camelot for $389 million. The company has received many National Lottery franchise awards.
Hong Kong Jockey Club is a non-profitable organization that controls horse racing in Hong Kong. The company also operates in lotteries and betting through both traditional and online platforms. It supports several charitable trusts and organizations every year.
INTRALOT is a leading company in Greece that specializes in licensed game content, sports betting, lotteries, and racing through both traditional and online platforms. The company has its presence worldwide and is expected to continue its expansion in Oceania and Africa. It supplies innovative game content, sports betting and racing management, integrated gaming and transaction processing systems, and interactive gaming services. It caters to state-licensed gaming organizations worldwide.
Ladbrokes, along with its subsidiaries, operates betting shops that offer traditional OTC betting on greyhound racing, football, horse racing, and other sports through gaming machines. The company operates through segments such as UK retail, European retail, digital platform, core telephone betting, and high rollers.
Scientific Games develops technology-based products and services that are related to lotteries and the gaming industry. The company operates in lottery, gaming, and interactive lotteries and games.
Unibet offers online gaming services in the following regions: Western, Central, Eastern, and Southern Europe, and others (including Australia). The company’s product include casino and games, sports betting, poker, and more than 250 different kinds of games including roulette, black jack, Caribbean stud, scratch card, bingo, horse racing, and boxing.
William Hill provides sports betting and gambling services both through traditional and mobile platforms in the UK. The company also has a strong network of 2,390 betting shops in the country. Apart from the UK, it has its presence in Australia, the US, Italy, and Spain.
Amaya is a leading provider of technology-based solutions, products and services in the global gaming and interactive entertainment industries. Through its two reportable segments, Business‑to‑Consumer (“B2C”) and Business-to-Business (“B2B”), Amaya is focused on developing, operating and acquiring interactive technology-based assets with high-growth potential in existing and new markets and industries or verticals.
The Gala Coral Group is one of Europe’s leading betting and gaming companies, with established retail and online brands. The Group serves customers primarily in the UK and Italy; the two largest regulated gambling markets in Europe. In the UK, the Group has over 1,800 Coral betting shops and customers can access all content and products online via Coral.co.uk, Galabingo.com and Galacasino.com. The Group also owns 132 UK bingo clubs through its Gala Bingo brand, making it the largest bingo club operator in the country.
Genting UK is part of the Genting Group which celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2015, and has grown into a truly global business with interests spread across the world. The Group, one of Malaysia’s biggest and most respected corporations, now enjoys a market capitalization of US$33.5 billion. With 4,500 hectares of prime resorts land in its portfolio and 35,000 employees across the world, the company is highly respected and a multi-award winner.
Paddy Power is Ireland’s biggest, most successful, security conscious and innovative bookmaker. We operate via www.paddypower.com, our chain of retail outlets throughout Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, our Dial-A-Bet department and more recently our Mobile division. Whether you like the buzz and the human interaction of the betting shop or you’re deeply agoraphobic and have grave misgivings about the outside world, in one form or another Paddy Power is there 24 hours a day with a customer service team to match.
Playtech is the world’s largest online gaming software supplier traded on the London Stock Exchange Main Market, offering cutting-edge, value added solutions to the industry’s leading operators. Since Playtech’s inception in 1999, its approach has been centered on the continual development of best-of-breed gaming products and content, and its success built upon strong partnerships with our licensees.
Rank Group has been entertaining Britain since 1937, from its origins in motion pictures to today’s gaming based entertainment brands. The Group has remained true to its founding mission to make life better by bringing people together for fun and entertainment. Over the course of more than three-quarters of a century, the Group has entertained many millions of customers in Britain and around the world. The Group’s story is one of iconic brands and talented people with a mission to entertain.
Sportech PLC is a sports entertainment company and one of the world’s leading pool betting organizations, focusing on highly regulated markets worldwide. The company processes over $13 billion (£8.5 billion) in bets annually, with a presence in over 30 countries and licensed to operate in over half of the US States. Sportech is headquartered in London and employs over 1000 people globally.