Gambling costs Austrians €1.9 billion

The hope of getting rich through a jackpot or the right tips is still "pulling": the gaming market grew again last year (+5.2%), Internet portals have a strong plus (+18.6%). The gross gaming revenue of the providers was over 1.9 billion euros. In other words: we lose so much money playing games. There were increases in turnover with the lottery "6 out of 45" (price increase, additional games) and with the Joker, with Euromillionen a small minus was observed by…

Addiction researchers accuse the gambling industry of breaking the law

Berlin - The vending machine industry uses technical tricks at ATMs to override current laws. The consequences: The addiction potential of legal gambling at slot machines has increased enormously. The operators benefit with annual growth rates of an average of ten percent. This is the result of the current yearbook Sucht, which was presented today in Berlin by the German head office for addiction issues (DHS). The rapid increase in the earnings of the vending machine industry began in 2006…

24-year-old wins 768 million dollars in the lottery

Manuel Franco has won one of the highest jackpots in US lottery history. He opted for a one-time payout instead of installments - and thus accepts deductions. After taxes, he has 326 million dollars left. A 24-year-old lucky man from Wisconsin has cracked a US jackpot filled with 768 million dollars. Manuel Franco said at a press conference on Tuesday that he already felt "such a feeling of happiness" on the day he bought his lottery tickets. After drawing his…

Owning shares is worth more than lottery games

Stock market fluctuations and bleak economic prospects back or forth: in the long term, it is more profitable to invest in equities than in lottery tickets. Playing the lottery must be a great thing. More than 21 million Germans have done it before. According to the theory of swarm intelligence that would mean: In any case, gambling is better than owning shares. After all, there are hardly half as many shareholders as Lottotipper. Some people who look at the development…

Greens demand ban on gambling now

Lower Austria should take Vienna as a role model, demands Green Party leader Helga Krismer. She wants the so-called small…

Gambling achieves 50 billion Euro turnover in 2018

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers has published figures for 2018. The study focused on the importance of the gaming…

Game manufacturers earned 49.5 billion euros worldwide in 2018

On Thursday, the government of the Canadian province of Ontario announced its 2019 budget plan to relax the previously strict rules surrounding gambling. This could soon legalize online casinos and sports betting and modernize access to national lotteries. According to…

Canada's province of Ontario plans liberalization of online casinos

On Thursday, the government of the Canadian province of Ontario announced its 2019 budget plan to relax the previously strict…

Powerball cracked: three-quarters of a billion dollars paid out

The Powerball lottery in the USA is known for its high winnings. But one player has recently succeeded in making…

Lottery player bets six correct numbers - this gigantic sum awaits him now

This is the third highest win in lottery history ever paid out. A lucky guy has now guessed all the…

Gambling costs Austrians €1.9 billion

The hope of getting rich through a jackpot or the right tips is still "pulling": the gaming market grew again…

Berlin - The vending machine industry uses technical tricks at ATMs to override current laws. The consequences: The addiction potential…

Manuel Franco has won one of the highest jackpots in US lottery history. He opted for a one-time payout instead…

Stock market fluctuations and bleak economic prospects back or forth: in the long term, it is more profitable to invest…

Lower Austria should take Vienna as a role model, demands Green Party leader Helga Krismer. She wants the so-called small…

Gambling achieves 50 billion Euro turnover in 2018

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers has published figures for 2018. The study focused on the importance of the gaming…

Game manufacturers earned 49.5 billion euros worldwide in 2018

The manufacturers of online and offline games of chance can look back on a successful 2018 financial year. According to…

Canada's province of Ontario plans liberalization of online casinos

On Thursday, the government of the Canadian province of Ontario announced its 2019 budget plan to relax the previously strict…

Powerball cracked: three-quarters of a billion dollars paid out

The Powerball lottery in the USA is known for its high winnings. But one player has recently succeeded in making…

Lottery player bets six correct numbers - this gigantic sum awaits him now

This is the third highest win in lottery history ever paid out. A lucky guy has now guessed all the…

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