GPWA Times Magazine - Issue 18 - October 2011

$3 million Outside funding raised by U.S. Digital Gaming, a multimillion-dollar venture founded by former casino executive Richard Bronson. € 500 million Estimated price for an online gambling license in Greece, according to the Financial Times. 23 percent Decline of online poker traffic (excluding Italy) in the past year, according to PokerScout. 19 percent Jump in iPoker Network traffic in the last year. $9 million How much the D.C. Lottery expects to raise annually by offering online casino games. £250,000 The amount paid by Full Tilt Poker in overdue licensing fees to the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. $250,000 How much money Mike Matusow says he has tied up in Full Tilt Poker. 80% Number of Bingo searches that resulted in a visit to a website, according to PC Magazine. 25.2 million Number of Germans who visited online gaming sites in June, according to comScore. 2 years Length of an agreement between the Mansion Group and EPL squad Manchester City F.C. whereby Mansion will be the team’s official betting partner. 1,153 The number of visits to on its launch date, August 17, 2006. 50,512 The number of visits per day to five years later. $277,000 The amount won by a player on the Diamond Valley slot machine’s progressive jackpot at bet365 Casino. 7 Number of squads in the 20-team English Premier League that are sponsored by gambling companies. $68,420 Amount collected by a poker player in New Zealand who won the 65 billionth hand on PokerStars. € 1,400 Amount raised by the Fairway Charity Golf Open for the Children First Foundation in Dublin. R320 million The amount, in South African Rand, generated through online gambling in 2009 in South Africa, according to eGaming Review Magazine. BY THE NUMBERS By the Numbers