first_img Email Address Portugal has reported a year-on-year increase in igaming revenue during the first quarter of the year, due in part to a rise in online casino.Total online gaming revenue for the three months to March 31 totalled €33.8m ($40.4m), which is €2.5m more than in the corresponding period last year, but down €2.7m on the final quarter of 2017. Figures from national gambling regulator Serviço Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos do Turismo de Portugal (SRIJ) also showed that online casino revenue was up by 18% year-on-year to €16.4m. Slots were responsible for 55.7% of online casino revenue in the first quarter, with poker holding an 18.6% market share and French roulette on 16.1% and blackjack 9.6%. However, while online sports betting remained the main source of revenue with a total of €17.4m for the period, this amount was flat year-on-year and down by more than €3m on the last quarter of 2017. Football accounted for over three-quarters of total online sports betting revenue, with basketball some way behind in second with a 10.6% and then tennis with 9.6%.Related article: Portugal posts €122.6m in online revenue for first full year AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 14th May 2018 | By contenteditor Portugal has reported a year-on-year increase in online gambling revenue during the first quarter of the year Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Online casino up in Portugal as sports betting flattens Tags: Card Rooms and Poker Online Gambling Regions: Europe Western Europe Portugal Casino & games Topics: Casino & games Finance Sports betting Pokerlast_img