H2 gambling capital, the British consulting company, a leading market data company in the gaming industry has published the research in which they calculated the amount of players’ losses to the casino in 2016. According to H2 gambling capital, players from the USA and Australia suffered the greatest losses from gambling. So, last year, Americans lost in the casino $116,9 bln, while the Australians — $18.3 bln.
Americans left most money in land-based casinos and at lottery platforms. Australian players basically lost their money in land and online casinos and slot machine halls.
Today online gambling is legal in only three US States — Nevada, Delaware and New Jersey. In several States, among them New York, Pennsylvania, and Hawaii, there is an active discussion of the issue of legalizing and regulating online gambling, including sports betting online.