Statistics for the gambling market Q2 2015

Betting and online casino

Tabel 1


1) online poker

The quarterly data is based on duty payments from all license holders. In Q2 the GGR for betting reached 470 M DKK. This is higher than the equivalent quarter in 2014. However, the growh rate for betting GGR have been weaker in Q1 and Q2 2015 compared to previous quarters.

In Q2 the GGR for online casino grew nearly 25 per cent compared to the same quarter in 2014. The growth rate for online casino was more than 20 per cent in Q1 2015 too. This is a higher growth rate than we have seen in 2013-2014 where the growth rate ususally have been around 10 per cent.

Gaming machines
In June 2015 there were approximately 26,000 gaming machines in gaming halls and restaurants.



The GGR increased to 415 M DKK in Q2 2015 which is the strongest level since Q2 2013.

Land based casinos
There are seven land based casinos located in Copenhagen, Elsinore, Odense, Vejle, Aarhus, Aalborg and the ferry Pearl Seaway between Copenhagen and Oslo.

Tabel 3

The total gambling market

Tabel 4

More statistical details are available for online casino and betting. This statistics covers;

  • Weekly data for GGR from betting and online casino
  • Size of the betting and online casino license holders
  • Payout ratio for betting and online casino
  • Games with commission (online poker)
  • Data from ROFUS

The statistics is based on 2012-2015