Bet365 maintained its lead in Italian-regulated online casino and sports betting in April as the dot.it market grew 12.7% year-on-year to €131.07.
The Stoke-based operator’s saw its lead in sports betting over Planetwin365 shaved back to half a percentage point, standing at 14.7% in April. Similarly in casino its market share was cut to 8.67%, just 0.2% ahead of Lottomatica.
Online sports betting benefitted from a higher margin of 11% compared to 9.4% the prior month, GGR rising to €58.7m from €51.3m the prior month despite stakes falling to €532.3m from €546.2m.
In poker, PokerStars appears to have stabilised the fall in its market share in ring games that began last summer, its 39.61% of revenues only marginally down on its share in the preceding months of March and February.
Click on the drop down options below to compare how Italy's igaming market has performed on a monthly or annual basis. Revenue figures for online-only sports betting start from October 2016, with operator market shares from May 2017.
All data and figures are processed by leading European corporate advisory firm Ficom Leisure, a specialist in all segments of the betting and gaming sector.