GPWA Times Magazine - Issue 46 - February 2020

BY THE NUMBERS Percentage of U.K. kids between the ages of 11 and 16 that had seen or heard gambling advertisements . Percentage of U.K. kids between the ages of 11 and 16 that said seeing gambling ads prompted themto gamble . Amount online gambling company Unibet was fined by the Dutch Gaming Authority, Kansspelautoriteit , for “explicitly targeting players in the Netherlands.” Amount bet byCanadians annually through legal channels such as the British Columbia Lottery Corporation’s Sports Action. Amount bet illegally by Canadians on single sporting events annually , according to the Canadian Gaming Association . Percentage online net revenue rose for WilliamHill year-over- year in the U.S. for the 17weeks ended 29 October 2019. Amount Americans spent on lottery in 2017 , more than twice the amount ($29.8 billion) from 1995 . G P W A t i m e s . o r g 8

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