Biggest Gambling Countries In The World

Las Vegas is well-known as the gambling industry of the world; however, American people are not the biggest gamblers on Earth. H2 Gambling Capital has released the list of biggest gambling countries due to average gaming losses.



Australia is the craziest country when it comes to gaming and gambling. In this country, gaming companies bet people on whether the central bank’s interest will increase or not. Furthermore, the slot machines named pokies are the most favorite game in Australia with an estimated number of 75-80 percent of problem gamblers. Otherwise, Australia is the only country that allows online bets on sports but prevents gamblers from using the Internet to place bets during live games.

Gaming Losses Per Adult: ,288



Singapore offered the very first casino some years ago which then became the world’s third largest-gaming center after Macau and Las Vegas. Although the government has imposed an entry fee of S0 (.50) for citizens entering the casino, the country’s gaming revenue is expected to hit .4 billion in 2011 and outpace Las Vegas.

Gaming Losses Per Adult: ,174



The most favorite gambling activity in Italy is electronic gaming machine. According to business advisory firm MAG Consulenti Associati, the electronic gaming makes up half of Italy’s total gaming revenues in first half of 2011.

Gaming Losses Per Adult: 7



The potash-rich province of Saskatchewan is home to the biggest gamblers in Canada. Reportedly, over 75 percent of adult Canadians took part in the games last year in which the most popular games are lotteries and Scratch and Win cards.

Gaming Losses Per Adult: 8



Interestingly enough, the country’s national lottery company, Veikkaus, belongs to the government and is operated by the ministry of education. Most profits go to education, arts and culture.

Gaming Losses Per Adult: 3


Australia: Biggest Gambling Country in the World


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