GPWA Times Magazine - Issue 54 - November 2022

BY THE NUMBERS 8,663 The number of entrants in this year’s World Series of Poker Main Event in LasVegas, the second-largest in tournament history, falling just 110players shy of the record set in 2006. $4 billion The amount wagered inOntario on iGaming and online sports betting since the market launched on 4April, according to the first revenue report released by iGaming Ontario on 30 August. £17 million The record-breaking fine Entrain was hit with by the U.K. Gambling Commission for social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures in August. 54% The percentage of mobile sports bettors in the U.S. who earn $100,000 or more annually, according to research conducted by TransUnion. 78% The percentage of online gamblers who play roulette in Brazil, according to research released by Grupo Globo, making it the most popular game, followed by blackjack (66%) and slots (63%). G P W A t i m e s . o r g 8