The performance of the Lotteries industry has fluctuated over the past five years. Industry revenue is estimated to grow at a compound annual rate of 3.2% over the five years through 2015-16, to reach $6.7 billion. Lottery operators have faced external competition from alternate forms of gambling. Horse and sports betting, poker and gaming machines, and other online gambling platforms have all become increasingly popular over the past five years, and gradually accounted for a greater proportion of gamblers' discretionary income.
Companies in the industry primarily operate lotteries and sell lottery tickets. A lottery is defined as a prize draw that players must pay to enter, with winners drawn randomly by lot. Firms that mainly operate lotto-style games and football pools are also included in the industry.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.