2017 proved to be a boon for iGaming investors as the 50 operators and suppliers which make up the Gaming Intelligence Stock Index 2017 saw their combined share prices increase by 11.80 per cent.

Between Tuesday 3 January and Friday 29 December 2017, nearly three-quarters (37) of the companies involved in the gaming sector saw the value of their shares rise, including five that experienced triple digit increases.

The biggest climber in 2017 was New York-listed Scientific Games Corporation, whose shares rose an impressive 260 per cent to close the year at $51.30 per share, culminating in a 52-week high of $54.95 per share on December 4th. The gaming and lottery behemoth is now valued at around $4.6bn.

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