According to a research conducted by scientists of Milan polytechnic university in 2016, the total income from online gambling in Italy grew by 25% in comparison with 2015. In 2016 the state budget revenues from the online sector accounted for $267 million.
At the same time online casino and bookmaker offices which yielded more than 2/3 revenues of branch acted as the main sources of profit.
According to Totally Gaming, at present the Italian gambling market is the second largest in Europe after the UK market, which is considered the reference. At the same time in Italy online gambling makes 5,4% of the gambling industry of the country.