Mobile Gambling Forecast to be $100 Billion Business by 2017 - Infographic

What is the current state of the mobile gambling market and what are the forecasts? Its growth is not only undeniable but also the most intense of all, reaching an almost 20% market share in just two years. What is to come next? Watch the incredible statistics in graphic form below.

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Strongly connected to online poker are online betting and casino games, as most major sites offer more or all of these forms of entertainment and, undeniably, ways of income. It is also no shocking news that the most dynamically evolving area of this market is that of mobile gambling. In fact, its growth is so frantic that it is already making up almost 20% of the total online gambling market and is expected to be worth $100 billion by 2017.

These are only elements of the pile of data unearthed by to create the amazing infographic, seen below. Apparently, online gambling sites as bet365, Paddy Power and William Hill reported the biggest increase in their mobile traffic, mostly due to their intensive and successful campaign, as well as unique in-game services, rocketing the UK market to the top of the global mobile market.

"The accelerated growth of the mobile gambling industry is mainly due to the increasing proportion of people in the world who own a smart phone, larger amounts of people accessing the Internet via mobile devices and an increase in the number of mobile-only casino providers such as Probability Ltd and Pocket Fruity," says's Adam Green.

Indicative of the growth of the area are the ever growing sizes of the biggest jackpots paid out to mobile customers as well. Check the amounts and loads of additional information in the graphic below.

Mobile Gambling Infographic
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