Between the time period of October 2017 to September 2018, an approximate of £14.5bn is known to have been spent in the United Kingdom in the field of Gambling. Everything starting from the National lottery tickets to ending on the betting undertaken on football or horse racing is known to have been included in this amount.
Of the total expenditure taking place in the UK, approximately 38.8% expenditure accounts for the money spent in Gambling in the famous Casinos of UK such as Slotsmillion, as well as bingo games.
Further, an amount of £3.2bn is known to arise from the betting shops.
Also, the National Lottery Tickets generated an amount of £3 bn. The National Lottery can be referred to as one of the most famous gambling activities of the United Kingdom. This is followed by the scratch cards.
People belonging to the age group 25-40 are known to gamble the most in the UK.
If we display the figures on the basis of gender, then women accounted for about 28% of the total participation in the Gambling as compared to 37% of the participation done by the men. This directly reflects the higher participation rate of the men in UK.
As revealed by Gambling Commission, the majority of the bets as well as games take place while being at home only via the online mode.
As per the latest research, a slight reduction in the total number of betting shops being run in the Great Britain was observed in the month of September last year.