Ever wondered how much your country gambles compared to the rest of the world? We have been through the data and have put together an infographic that puts country vs country.
From the country that makes the most money from gambling to the nation that loses the most per person, we have found some really interesting statistics and are going to share them with you below.
Here are the top 3 countries that gamble the most.
Topping the list of countries that gamble the most is China, specifically Macau. While gambling is illegal throughout the rest of the country, Macau plays by different rules. This has led the region to become the world’s largest gambling economy, bringing in nearly $35 billion in revenue.
In at number 2 comes the USA. Las Vegas, Nevada brings in millions of tourists every that all want to experience the bright lights and gambling environment. And with sports betting starting to make a comeback, it may not be too long before the US challenges for the top spot.
Even with a considerably smaller population compared the China and USA, the UK makes an appearance at number 3. It is legal to gamble in the UK from the age of 18, giving young people the chance to make some money at an early age.
So now that we know that these are the top 3 countries that gamble the most, let’s see how the rest of the world compares: