The Numbers That Need to Understand the Italian Game

The Numbers That Need to Understand the Italian Game

Volume, total expense, growth in the industry: this is the true health of the game in Italy.

Games are a growing world, as more and more Italians are passionate about and choose to take part in these activities with enthusiasm and enthusiasm, combining pure fun with the hope of earning a lot of money that can change their economic status .

For these reasons, Agicos conducted a study on Aams data, examining the period between January and October 2012 in order to analyze in depth the various aspects of this world in order to ascertain the changes that had occurred over the previous year .

Indeed, the study has brought to light important gambling data, outlining a very interesting scenario.

The first important issue emerged is the revenue from the gaming market, with an increase of around 12.7%. Specifically, this increase is extrinsic, economically, at a passage from 62.3 billion in 2011 to 70.2 in 2012.

This important improvement on the level of revenue generated through gambling did not, however, coincide with an increase in pace for what concerns the actual spending made by the players in the same time frame taken into consideration.

In particular, the figures show that the specific sector inherent in this expenditure has accused a decrease of 4.6 percentage points, from 14.7 billion in 2011 to 14 billion in 2012.

From the study done in the last ten months, there was an important improvement on the money won by the players. The collected elements have shown that 2012 was the year of the real boom of winnings, recording a very high increase.

This is a rise so high that it can be considered a true jump of 8.6 billion, from 47.6 billion in 2011 to 56.2 in the year considered. It follows that the payout rate has gone from 76.4% to 80%.

A fall has however been made on the basis of the revenue margin, which went from 8.2% in 2011 to 7.3% in 2012, which translated into cash equated to a loss of 6.7 billion, resulting in a fall in the rate that Ranges from 11.8% to 9.5%.

Take a look at the coming months

The year has just begun, but we can already make a prediction based on the historical period. Probably 2013 will see the growth of online casinos , driven by slots , while always with regard to virtual gaming poker may continue to see a decline not only in cash games but also in classic tournament mode. As far as land casinos are concerned, it is difficult to predict a clear recovery for Venice, Saint Vincent, Sanremo and the Italian champion: it will try to limit the damage.