Gambling Commission data shows virtual sports boom was fleeting trend

Virtual sports participation dropped by 48% between April and May 2020 as real sport made its long-awaited return

The Covid-19 virtual sports betting boom was just a momentary trend, according to the latest lockdown data published by the Gambling Commission (UKGC). The UKGC this week published figures showing the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown on gambling behaviour, reflecting the two months of full lockdown in April and May. It was collected from the…

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