Statistics for the gambling market Q3 2015

Betting and online casino

Tabel 1

1) online poker

The quarterly data is based on duty payments from all license holders. In Q3 the GGR for betting reached 560 M DKK. After two quarters with modest growth rates around 5 per cent the growth rate is again above 10 per cent in Q3 when compared to the same quarter last year.

In Q3 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 and Q2 2015 too. This is a higher growth rate than we have seen in 2013-2014 where the growth rate usually has been around 10 per cent.

Gaming machines
In October 2015 there were approximately 25,000 gaming machines in gaming halls and restaurants.

Tabel 2

The GGR reached 385 M DKK in Q3 2015. This is 15 M DKK more than the same quarter 2014. This is the third quarter in a row with an increase in GGR – compared to the equal quarter the year before. This could indicate the GGR for gaming machines has stabilized after some years with relatively large declines. 

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 GGR for land based casinos increased to 95 M DKK in Q3. This is the strongest quarter since the beginning of 2012

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