Danish gambling revenue rises 7.9% in 2022

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Danish gambling revenue rises 7.9% in 2022

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  • Robert Fletcher, iGaming Business
February 12, 2023 1:40 PM
  • Robert Fletcher, iGaming Business
  • Denmark
  • Commercial Casinos
  • Igaming
  • Sports Betting

Gambling revenue in the Danish market increased 7.9% year-on-year in 2022, with regulator Spillemyndigheden reporting a rise across all sectors.

Total revenue for the year stood at DKK6.72bn ($969.2m), which was up from DKK6.23bn in the previous 12-month period. Online casino remained the primary source of gambling revenue in the country during the year, with this sector generating DKK2.90bn in revenue, a year-on-year increase of 3.2%.

Of this total, 73.4% came from online slot machines, 8.2% roulette, 7.2% blackjack, 3.5% bingo and 3.2% other games. Spillemyndigheden noted that 61.1% of online casino revenue came from mobile, while 38.9% was generated by computer-based igaming.

Elsewhere, sports betting revenue also increased by 3.9% to DKK2.32bn, with 62.5% from mobile, 10.8% computer and 26.7% retail shops.