UKGC data: UK betting shop numbers down 12% in 2019 as FOBT stake cuts bite

New data reveals 46% year-on-year drop in B2 category gaming machine revenue

The number of UK betting shops dropped by 12.1% between March 2019 and October 2019, according to latest data released by the UKGC, with 7,315 shops still open in the UK. Overall UK gross gambling yield dropped by 0.5% year-on-year to £14.3bn between October 2018 and September 2019, however combined remote sector yield rose by…

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