Spain’s gambling regulator, the Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) has released figures from the first quarter of 2021 for the nation’s gambling market, showing a year-on-year increase of 10.2% in the country’s gross gambling revenue (GGR).
GGR for the quarter was €240.1m, which was also an increase of 3.8% on the previous quarter.
Player deposits and withdrawals were up 6.1% and 6.4% respectively over Q4 2020, while the number of new accounts registered monthly grew 7.9% over the same period to 422,533.
The total monthly average of active gaming accounts was 1.1m, an increase of 22.7% year-on-year.
Sports betting represented €110.3m, or 45.6% of the quarter’s GGR, down slightly on Q1 2020, when sports betting represented 50.4% of GGR, but up 6.5% on Q4 2020.
Casino accounted for 41.4% of GGR this quarter, at €99.5m, up 28.3% on the same period in 2020.
Poker was the next largest vertical, bringing in €25.0m, up 3.1% from the previous year, while bingo brought in €3..