Italy sports betting and casino revenues rise in 2018 ahead of ad ban

Double-digit rises reported in both verticals but online poker revenues slide

Italian sports betting revenues rose by 10.8% year-on-year during 2018, according to figures released by Italian gaming regulator Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (ADM). Licensed Italian operators generated €1.48bn (£1.33bn) in revenue during 2018, surpassing the €1.34bn accrued during 2017. Online sports betting revenues accounted for €643m (£577.1m) of this figure, a rise of…

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