It has been published by the Spanish Gaming Authorities (Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego– “DGOJ the 1Q 2016 Report on the Development of Spanish Online Gaming Market, ( “2016 1st Quarterly Report”).

From the review of said report the following data shall be highlighted:

  • The amounts plays reach €2,661.83 million, being therefore increased by 9.56% over the last quarter of 2015 and 33.46% over the first quarter of 2015.
  • The Gross Gaming Revenue ( “GGR”) for the first quarter of 2016 amounted to €102.32 million, increasing 7.97% over the last quarter of 2015 and 32.15% over the first quarter of 2015.
  • The total amount of deposits during the quarter under review reached the figure of €271.17 million, which represents an increase of 12.02% over the last quarter of 2015, and 39.98% over the first quarter of 2015.
  • The total amount of withdrawals made by users reaches the figure of almost €171.54 million, increasing 8.90% over the previous quarter and 42.40% over the first quarter of 2015.
  • The amounts spend by operators in advertising during the first quarter of 2016 amounted to €32.71 million, representing an increase of 40.53% over the last quarter of 2015 and an increase of 46.06% over the first quarter of 2015.
  • The awards amounted to €2,559.51 million, increasing 9.62% over the previous quarter and 33.51% over the first quarter of 2015.

You can see the full text of the 1st Quarterly Report 2016 by clicking here.