France’s gambling operators summed up the first quarter of 2019, which became indicative in assessing the development prospects. According to analysts, in each of the industries, excluding poker games, there is a positive dynamics.
So, according to the information of the French gambling regulator, Arjel, the amount of profit of gambling operators for the period amounted to 357 million euros for the period 1 quarter of 2019. In the top there is a sports betting, where operators report the amount of the received rates in the amount of 1.27 billion dollars.
This is 40% higher than last year. The total income of the first quarter is equivalent to the amount of funds that the industry has generated in 2014. The level of profitability increased by 51%, reaching a mark of 222 million euros.
Sports rates are not so popular – revenue grows by 3%, to 67 million euros. In turn, the profitability of online poker decreased (by 1%), reaching 68 million euros. However, this is the only negative indicator that was mentioned in the provided report.