Report on Mobile Gambling Released by H2 Gambling Capital
A leading research and consultation company, H2 Gambling Capital has released an informative report on mobile gambling. Titled as ‘Gambling Goes Mobile’, the report is a detailed and meticulous study on the mobile gambling market. The company deals with various sections of the gambling market and are capable of giving specialised opinions in their report.
Gambling Goes Mobile explains every sector of mobile gambling. It talks about various difficulties faced by the gambling industry in the past. Issues such as new network technologies, different operating systems available for the phones, handsets and devices, service providers and payment methods have also been discussed. The report includes information on overall market views, size of the market, product verticals, forecasts and social platforms. It explains each topic in a thorough manner and offers its opinions and suggestions in a descriptive way.
The report says that the value for the mobile gambling market was around $2.22 billion last year. By 2015, the estimated market value will be $5.4 billion. A growth rate of 19.3% per annum is predicted for the next few years. Gambling Goes Mobile compares mobile gambling with other forms of gambling. It predicted that the mobile gambling market share will increase from 9.8 % to 12.9% in the total interactive gambling market where as the shares of mobile gambling in the total global gambling market will rise from
0.6% to 0.9%. These statistics clearly show that mobile gambling is making a rapid growth in the market and is spreading faster than other types of gambling.
The report has divided the gambling market into different sectors and has analysed each one carefully and methodically. One of the most important sectors to contribute towards the global market is betting on races. H2 Gambling Capital shows that this sector occupies almost 77% of the entire market of which almost 57% was contributed by the Japanese Racing Association, last year.
The focus is shifting from betting to other sectors like mobile lottery and mobile casino gaming. Ideas which revolve around user friendly technology such as better connectivity and improved tablets seem to be the main reasons for this shift. Though betting will remain the largest sector, by 2015 the shares would have come down to 50%. Casino gambling on mobiles is expected to increase to a 40% while mobile lottery increases to 10% in the market.
H2 Gambling Capital is a consultancy firm based in United Kingdom which provides data and supplies information to over 500 clients. With the creation of proprietary software, the company is able to observe online gambling. This helps in collecting information and providing consultancy to the gambling industry.