It has been delineated by the Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection of Latvia that the gambling revenues in the regulated Latvian market increased 14.7% year-on-year to €154.5m (£142.0m/$172.1m) in H1 2019.
The revenues were up from 134.6 million and income from gambling climbed about 15.2% to €111.5 million. The main origin of income was the gambling machines.
As compared to the year-on-year figures, the Interactive gambling income increased 38.8%.Online casinos were, of course, the most popular form of gambling. Online activities earned €18.1 million while online betting earned €7.1m, a 35.3% jump.
The report that has been generated by the national regulator also inserted an update on illicit online gaming activities during H1 2019 and the steps they were taking to guarantee a crackdown on all illicit moves.