GPWA Times Magazine - Issue 52 - March 2021

BY THE NUMBERS $5.2 billion The September 2021 handle for legal sports betting jurisdictions in the U.S., which surpassed the $5 billionmark for the first time. £402 million The amount that Flutter Entertainment spent to acquire Tombola, one of the U.K. market’s leading online bingo operators. 13 The number of provinces inArgentina to launch online betting after Buenos Aires entered the market in December. $25 million The amount wagered on single-event sports betting in British Columbia on the website in the first two months the activity was legalized in Canada. 15 The number of affiliate sites that were reprimanded by the DutchGambling Authority for violating the Gambling Act by advertising illegal online games of chance. $2.19 billion The expected gross gaming revenue in South Africa for 2021, up from $1.69 billion in 2016. G P W A t i m e s . o r g 8