Online dating usage statistics

The statistic depicts the gross win from online gambling worldwide from 2003 to 2015.

Gross win is defined as the stakes/wagers placed minus the prizes and payouts but including bonuses.

It is projected that the market will rise to a value of more than 28 billion euros by 2015 constituting a growth rate of 30 percent over the next three years.

Still in 2012 online gambling accounted for just eight percent of the total global gaming revenue.

The online gambling market is comprised of the categories sports betting, casino, poker and bingo.

The biggest segment is sports-betting with a market share of 53 percent.

The casino segment is the second-largest with 25.4 percent.

Poker and bingo round out the market with 14.2 and 7.4 percent respectively.

In 2015 sports-betting is forecast to grow to 14 billion euros in gross win, the casino segment to 7.5 billion euros, poker to 4.6 billion euros and the bingo segment to 2.1 billion euros.

Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate.

But as Valentine’s Day gets closer, the FBI wants to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams..

These criminals—who also troll social media sites and chat rooms in search of romantic victims—usually claim to be Americans traveling or working abroad. While their most common targets are women over 40 who are divorced, widowed, and/or disabled, but every age group and demographic is at risk. You’re contacted online by someone who appears interested in you.

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