Germany Leading Mobile and Online Gambling MarketsPublished December 30, 2013 by OCR Editor
With over 19% growth annually with predictions for even more, Germany has become a real player in the global online gaming market.
Germany has for sometime had a strong online and mobile gambling market but the latest research in the field shows that the growth in the European country is larger than previously thought. Over the last 3 years Germany has blossomed into one of the leading online and mobile gambling markets in the world. Germany is currently growing steadily at approximately 19% annually and they are expected to double that number by 2015. In addition, Germany is expected to be one of the main sources of revenue in the market which is estimated to grow to over $12 billion in 2014.
Mobile Gaming Leading the Growth
Germany's growth has reached these new heights thanks to the huge number of smart phone and tablet users which is increasing by over 30% annually in Germany and throughout the EU. In fact all of the countries within the EU have surpassed the 50% penetration threshold with mobile device usage rising on a daily basis.
One of the major reasons for the growth in the mobile market is due to the convenience of smart devices and how easy accessing mobile gaming platforms is. Mobile casinos are growing rapidly and more brands are creating mobile gambling platforms to meet the increased popularity and public demand.
Online gambling has been popular in Germany for a long time so the growth in the mobile gaming market is no surprise. The German public is obviously happy with how easy it is to play completely optimized mobile gaming platforms and with brands creating such amazing mobile casinos there is no limit on how big it could all get.