Before we drill down the specifics, let’s first take a broad brush, and paint by (large) numbers.
The gambling sector as a whole might sometimes come across as a complex beast but if you look underneath the hood, it indeed makes for some positive reading. It is estimated that 1.6 billion people across the globe are active gamblers and that 4.2 billion people gamble at least once a year.
It’s a fast-paced, dynamic, and, above all, profitable industry but have you ever wondered how the demographics come together?
How old is the average gambler? Which geographical area has the highest number of gamblers? Are there more male than female gamblers? And, do players prefer to play with crypto or FIAT in this booming industry?
Casino Stats by Country
In every country, gambling is perceived differently due to many factors including culture and religion but also restrictions, education, and average income. But, did you know that Australia takes the top spot for active gamblers?
Fun Casino Facts
Sure, statistics are interesting but not everything needs to be revenue related right!? And, because nothing is traditional in this fast-paced sector, I thought I’d throw in some fun (and maybe bizarre) casino-related facts.
The Rise of Crypto at Online Casinos
Gambling has been around for centuries and has the knack to reinvent itself every time something new pops up, with the latest being cryptocurrencies. These two elements get on like a house on fire and this duo is gaining momentum at the speed of light.
The perks of gambling with crypto far outweigh that of playing with FIAT with factors such as security, anonymity, lower transaction fees, better promotions, provably fair games, and inventiveness playing a major role.
But at what pace is the crypto casino industry growing exactly? Let’s take a look…
As you can see, the rise of deposits at casinos in cryptocurrencies is steadily rising and will continue rising over the next few years. Interestingly, Bitcoin is decreasing its share, thanks to the growth of Ethereum and Litecoin which have seen an increase in shares of 3,45% and 2.95% respectively.
Top Cryptocurrencies at Crypto Casinos
What to expect next…
Gambling dates back thousands of years and it is the one sector that has adapted to every new era. It’s not going anywhere and will simply revolutionize itself with every new development that is laid on its path.
For the years to come, crypto will most likely remain the biggest game changer in the industry as crypto casinos will attract the most players due to the strict regulations of traditional FIAT casinos, among other factors.
The decrease in traditional payment methods over the last year alone already stands at a staggering -9,66%, and I’m pretty sure we’ll see a double-digit decrease in the very near future.