Online gambling is still hot in Germany
December 26, 2009, 7:47 am (7 years ago)
A new Forsa study of German online gambling requested by the Association of Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (Bitkom) has indicated that efforts to prohibit online gambling so as to guard state monopolies have reduced demand from German Internet users.
Study outcomes issued this week and published by Techfieber.de indicate that some 2 million German adults are utilizing the Internet betting related including lotteries, sports bets and poker.
When look at the statistic by gender, a little over 1.7 million German men, and 300 000 women, gambled online throughout the year under review.
The most well-liked betting form was the lottery, played by 59 % of Internet users, second was at 22 % and sportsbetting third at 18 %. The figures are comparatively the same from last year, when 700,000 wagered on the lotteries, 430 000 prefered online poker and online casino games, and 500 000 bet online on sports bettings, with 96 % of those betting on Bundesliga.