1 – Read through the article and test your flexibility by thinking of as many “fillers” as possible, even if you’re just guessing. In some cases many are possible, in some only a few, in some only one.

2 – When you’ve finished, make a note of gambling topic-related, business topic-related and general expressions you like.

6 Reasons to Launch an Online Gambling Business Today

The online gambling industry has been on the move for the last years and the present ongoing development is an 1)______________fact of the major success this domain enjoys these days.

But just how much has the market grown over the last years? Will the growth continue? How much capital is available? And which countries have 2)____________an online gaming regulation? These are just a few questions new operators, investors and stakeholders ask themselves before launching a new gambling website.

Check the following insights, facts and figures we collected for you and make sure you are fully prepared to launch an online sportsbook or a casino right about now.

1. Total market value of online gambling is expected to increase

The online gambling market is generally 3)_____________________ solid numbers and the market has enjoyed a 4)_______________growth rate for a long period of time.

From 2009 to 2013 the average CAGR of the online gambling market was nearly an impressive 10 percent at 9.4 percent and it is expected to reach a two figure growth rate averaging 10.6 percent from 2014 to 2018.

Why not grab your share of this growth?

The steady CAGR has resulted in the total online gambling market value 5)________________ to an impressive £23.7bn in 2013. In 2018 the market value is expected to hit a 6)__________________________£37.4bn.


2. A huge amount of funds is awaiting allocation

The performance of the increasingly 7)_____________________online gambling market attracts the attention of many investors. This is 8)________________________in the huge amount of funds waiting to be 9)_______________into the market.

If we continue to analyze Tim Stocks’s paper, we notice that during the past 10 years, PE funds 10)___________________ on the US gaming market have raised a total of £18.9bn, while Europe and UK focused funds have raised £13.8bn and £11.6bn 11)________________.


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