|Ireland based market research resource centre, Research and Markets has predicted that the Spanish interactive gambling market will see a staggering 240 percent growth by 2010, reaching €4.2 billion.|
The gambling market in general is also set to see an extensive boost to revenues, growing to €39 billion by 2010.
Following the introduction of restrictive online gambling laws in other countries the Spanish trend towards liberalising the gambling industry makes it an ideal nestling ground for investors.
Spain’s lottery market is also one of the largest in the world, which provides a market already primed for all aspects of the gambling industry.
Bookmakers Ladbrokes have already begun expansion into the Spanish gaming market in an alliance with Spanish slot machine firm Cirsa Slot, who also operates 36 electronic casinos.
William Hill has also launched Spanish poker site es.williamhillpoker.com with the help of CryptoLogic’s software.