Latest figures from the UK Gambling Commission show that the regulated gambling market in Britain was worth £13.7bn in the twelve month period ended 31st March 2017, with the online sector representing just over a third of the total.

Total gross gambling yield (GGY) grew by 2 per cent compared to the previous year, with the remote gaming sector representing £4.7bn of the total, up 10 per cent year-on-year.

“These latest figures show that the gambling market is continuing to grow, particularly in the online sector,” said Gambling Commission executive director Tim Miller. “However, with such growth comes a great responsibility for operators to prevent gambling-related harm to all consumers and the public.

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