Over 100 Million People to Join Mobile Gamblers
A recent study into the mobile casino industry carried out by Juniper Research predicts that over 100 million people will start participating in mobile gambling over the next five years. According to the study, by 2018 there will be 164 million people around the world placing bets through their mobile devices.An important factor in this prediction is the soon to open market in the US. The first US mobile casinos are expected to appear early next year and researchers at Juniper Research expect that the recent legislative changes will result in accelerated growth and development of mobile gambling across the US.
A previous study predicted that by 2017 revenue from mobile gambling in the US would exceed $100 billion.
One of the leading providers of online gambling games, Jackpot247, commented on the study.
A company spokesperson said, “Mobile gaming is a rich new world for the interactive gambling industry and, along with online gambling and casino games, it’s great to see the predicted growth rise so high for the coming years. With technology and software being improved and developed all of the time, mobile gaming platforms, such as those available to play at Jackpot247, are only going to get bigger, better and more popular as a result.”