Online Bingo Gains More Popularity Than Poker

Online Bingo Gains More Popularity Than Poker

Written by: ava carson on 03/06/2013 11:55

Online bingo has skyrocketed since its very humbled beginnings. Like anything that is new it is a crap shoot as to the amount of success it will achieve. It comes to know surprise to the bingo community that it is one of the hottest online gaming choices around.

Playtech is one of the leading software providers in the industry for Bingo, Casino and Poker products. Bingo has taken the online gaming world to a new level of entertainment leaving passing up Poker in a blaze of glory in popularity.

According to the software giant bingo has produced more revenues than poker. In the last quarter in 2012, poker revenues have fallen by 18%, while bingo has risen 9%. The stats show bingo raked in £4.8 million compared to poker’s £4.4 million. Both totaled up to a £87.5 million and that and that was an upgrade by 16%.

In an effort to boost Playtech’s iPoker platform the group is looking forward to new licensees and real-money Mobile Poker platform to bolster the networks decline. In the half annual report:

The international poker market remained challenging for the first six months of the year, causing poker revenue to fall by 9% to €9.7 million. The iPoker network maintained its position as the leading independent poker network in the dotcom market place, and we are currently in discussions with a number of significant new licensees who wish to join the network.

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