GPWA Times Magazine - Issue 47 - July 2020

iGamingDirectory.com Rankings In times like these, it’s more important than ever for iGaming professionals to stay on top of telling statistics and new trends regarding partners, competitors and the entire industry. That’s why we offer free access to iGamingDirectory.com to GPWA members. It is the world’s most comprehensive, accurate and up- to-date guide to the websites, contacts, owners, operators, software suppliers, payment processors, regulatory jurisdictions, affiliate programs and other industry businesses that comprise today’s online gaming industry, thanks, in part, to our longtime partner, bet365. In addition to having essential industry data at your fingertips, you can also filter it into custom rankings based on a number of factors. For example, in this issue we list the global rankings for iGaming sites from different verticals, comparing where they ranked in January-February 2020, before the pandemic hit, to April-May 2020, after COVID-19 wreaked havoc. The rankings are based on the weighted power mean of a variety of independent and multi-sourced traffic-based statistics, such as number of visitors, visits and page views and total estimated time spent on a site by all visitors. Not surprisingly, the pandemic caused a number of dramatic shifts. For casinos, every site in the top 20 from April and May improved its ranking due to increased demand and traffic, andmany of themmoved up considerably. The same can be said for financial sites. With an unpredictable and fluid global market reacting to the pandemic, these sites also experienced a sizable upturn. Predictably, it was a similar story for online poker, with 19 of the top 20 sites climbing the charts as brick-and-mortar poker rooms closed, and bingo, to a lesser extent. Conversely, as the sports world came to a near halt all over the world, sports betting sites suffered. One benefactor in this space, however, was horse and dog racing as sites like TVG, an online horse and greyhound racing betting business that surged 39 spots into the top 20. These ranking changes are just a small example of the information that can be accessed for free by our private members and sponsors. As this issue went to press, our expansive iGamingDirectory.com database featured more than: • 1,500 businesses that own online gaming sites • 3,700 casino, poker, sports betting, bingo and game sites with traffic rankings • 1,000 affiliate programs and affiliate networks • 13,000 web portals and their owners • 900 game and platform suppliers • 15,000 games • 190 regulatory jurisdictions • 1,700 annual reports of online gaming businesses • 900 payment methods • 15,000 gaming executives with their associated LinkedIn profiles For more details and information, please visit iGamingDirectory.com/GPWA COVID-19 Effect on iGaming Site Rankings Casino Free access to iGamingDirectory.com for GPWA members April- May 2020 Rank Change from Jan-Feb 2020 Website Owner/Operator 21 20 888.com 888 Holdings 26 27 winbet.bg Win Bet Online 28 37 lapalingo.com Rabbit Entertainment 45 9 playamo.com Direx 51 23 wildz.com Rootz 52 38 leovegas.com LeoVegas 56 46 jackpotcity.com Bayton 68 62 stake.com Medium Rare 75 328 roobet.com TekHou5 84 1982 jackiejackpot.dk Reward Group 89 132 platincasino.com Red Rhino 93 32 mrgreen.com MRG 95 828 casinojoy.com Genesis Global 101 43 virgingames.com Virgin Group 102 87 bitstarz.com Direx 103 219 888.it 888 Holdings 111 228 betamo.com N1 Interactive 113 18 verajohn.com Jackpotjoy 114 42 lordlucky.com Rabbit Entertainment 122 27 spinpalace.com Bayton g p w a t i m e s . o r g 24

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