Reportlinker.com has announced the release of its latest report “Global Online Lottery Market – Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020-2025).”
The report shows an increase in the popularity of draw-based games and scratch-off instant games across Europe. The increased penetration of smartphones is giving rise to a number of mobile application-based lottery games. The end users have the convenience and comfort of gambling within the comfort of their own space, which is one of the major drivers of the segment.
Key Market Trends
The increasing acceptance and popularity of the lottery, in general, has resulted in the creation of a whole different form of internet gaming. The growth opportunity for lottery operators through online channel forced the online vendors to improve betting processes, in terms of security and reliability, which, in turn, propelled the popularity of online lottery across the world. Additionally, for a long time, consumers were concerned about banking security while conducting any kind of transaction over the internet. However, advances in both online encryption and banking technology helped in resolving this concern, resulting in the consumers playing online securely and, in turn, driving the market studied.
Europe Holds Major Share in Market
The shift in demand from traditional modes of physical draw-based games to the virtual ones is augmenting the growth of the European online lottery market. As lotteries offer a high return on low investment, a large group of individuals are attracted by the rewards and invest accordingly to participate in these games. Furthermore, the stringent government regulations regarding the operation of online lottery in the European countries help in gaining consumer trust and interest.
The global online lottery market is a fragmented market with the involvement of numerous local and international players. There are strong competitors in the market with diversified portfolios, leading to intense competition among the existing players. Key players like Lotto Agent, The Lotter, LottoKings and Lotto 247 are focusing on optimising their offerings, along with geographical expansion.