The International Betting Integrity Association (IBIA) and data business H2 Gambling Capital have combined to produce a “first-of-its-kind study” assessing regulation in 20 different gambling markets.
The study – which can be read in full on the IBIA’s website – assesses the strengths and weaknesses of licensing regimes across five different areas: regulation, tax, product, integrity and advertising. It was conducted using data from a variety of major regulated betting operators, which represent almost 50% of all commercial online betting globally.
“The study and its contents can rightly be justified as unprecedented,” IBIA chief executive Khalid Ali said. “H2 has conducted a detailed examination of product data covering $137bn (£97bn/€112bn) in turnover, along with its own market data.
“The result is a report that provides a never-seen-before insight into global consumer demand, integrity risks and regulatory practices. In doing so, it reveals the core facets of a successful regul..