According to the latest data from the [UK] Gambling Commission, active accounts and gross gambling yield (GGY) have decreased from March 2020 to May 2021.
The former decreased by 14%, while the latter decreased by 5%. Meanwhile, total bets remained at a similar level.
From April to May, Slots GGY increased to £211 million, with the number of spins increasing by 2% and active players decreasing by 5%. The number of online slots sessions lasting more than an hour fell by 1%, while the average session length rose to 20.7 minutes. Almost 9% of all sessions lasted more than an hour.
The data aims to demonstrate how the evolving Covid-19 lockdown measures have influenced online gambling behaviour in the United Kingdom.