Total Gaming Market revenue grew, with a CAGR* of +6.6%. The reasons for this are based on two factors:
The decision to increase the payout, or the amount returned to players in the form of winnings, totalled €83bn in 2018, or 82.4% of total revenues, a rise of 6.1% on 2017. This indicator is also positive in the medium term, with a CAGR of +7.3%.
Sharp growth in the online market, with turnover in excess of €31bn and 23% CAGR, representing 30% of total revenues. Year-on-year growth in 2018 stood at 16.7%.
*CAGR: Compounded Average Growth Rate **SPC: Sports Prediction Contests ***Internal market estimates
The payment services market comprises three distinct segments: top-ups and cards, payments, and financial services.
An analysis of the various market segments reveals the increasing importance of Financial Services. In 2018, revenue totalled €30bn, with CAGR in the period 2015-2018 standing at about +16.5%.
For more information, see the Sisal Consolidated Annual report 2018.