Bingo revenue in the gambling industry in the UK 2009-2019

From April 2018 to March 2019, bingo in the United Kingdom (UK) generated over one billion British pounds in revenue. The highest share was generated by main stage bingo with approximately 626.45 million British pounds. Overall, during the observation period, bingo revenues have dropped. In 2009/2010, they stood at 1.34 billion British pounds, falling to 1.04 billion British pounds by 2017/2018.

Bingo was the fourth most profitable sector for operators.

Gross gambling yield (GGY) refers to the amount retained by operators after the payment of winnings but before the deduction of the costs of the operation. In 2018, bingo generated 688.3 million British pounds in GGY. The remote betting, bingo and casino gambling sector generated highest GGY – 5.3 billion British pounds.

The number of bingo premises has fluctuated, while the number of employees dropped.

  Between 2011 and 2018, the number of bingo premises in Great Britain has fluctuated. It peaked at 710 bingo premises in 2014 and dropped at 649 bingo premises in 2018. The number of employees number of employees, on the other hand, has been steadily decreasing from 16.9 thousand people in 2010 to 12.3 thousand people in 2018.

Bingo revenue in the gambling industry in the United Kingdom from 2009 to 2019

Main stage bingoMechanised cash bingoPrize bingo
Apr 18 - Mar 19626.45398.098.56
Apr 17 - Mar 18595.53420.378.15
Apr 16 - Mar 17611.99459.3117.71
Apr 15 - Mar 16608.5487.2512.51
Apr 14 - Mar 15598.83507.7710.17
Apr 13 - Mar 14614.32519.9314.65
Apr 12 - Mar 13641.83549.2925.37
Apr 11 - Mar 12659.53564.3225.4
Apr 10 - Mar 11679.25562.4731.71
Apr 09 - Mar 10712.76571.7552.77
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Release date

November 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2009 to March 2019

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