Some of the largest internet gambling companies include PADDY POWER, BETFAIR PLC, INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY PLC (IGT), LADBROKES CORAL GROUP PLC, SCIENTIFIC GAMES CORPORATION and GVC HOLDINGS
The BETFAIR brand operates under the PADDY POWER brand as well due to a merger in 2015. Not only does this company hold a substantial market share in the online gambling business, it operates more than six hundred betting shops in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Constantly active on social media through Twitter and Facebook BETFAIR never misses an opportunity to remind eager players of winning odds and options. The purpose of the business is to “bring excitement to life” and its vision is to become a betting and gaming business trusted by their customers, colleagues and partners
IGT is likewise a multinational company that produces slot machines amongst other gaming technologies. Formerly known as Lottomatica and Gtech, the company acquired American IGT in 2015 and adopted its name. IGT operates in more than 100 countries around the world and is famous for its land-based Vegas slots games, such as Cleopatra and Siberian Storm. Today it offers hundreds of online slot titles at leading online casinos in the UK, Canada, and other markets around the globe and its value is estimated at $5.46 billion.
Ladbrokes, formerly known as Hilton Group Plc, changed to its current name in 2016, after acquiring Gala Coral Group. Already then, the company was worth $1.86 billion, and the value doubled over the course of a single year to reach stunning $4.78 billion in 2017. This is a leading gambling company in the UK and Ireland with one of the largest casinos in the UK. It offers a huge variety of games, mostly by Playtech. In March 2018, the company was acquired by GVC Holdings Plc.
Scientific Games Corporation (SG Gaming) is an American company based in Las Vegas. Although it was founded way back in 1974, it is a newcomer to the online gambling sector. The company was the first to introduce a secure lottery ticket, and so far, it owed its success to the emphatic presence in the land-based sector. However, this is set to change with its acquisition of NYX Gaming Group, a leading developer for digital gaming software. It offers a wide range of gambling products, from electronic gaming machines and self-service betting terminals to lottery and iLottery products and some of the most famous online Vegas slots, amounting to a dominant presence, both online and offline. The company’s current worth is estimated at $4.57 billion.
GVC Holdings: The company almost doubled its value in the past two years and it currently has a worth of $3.95 billion. This is a huge gaming and sports betting group that runs some of the most popular websites in the industry, such as Foxy Bingo, Bwin and PartyPoker. It recently acquired Ladbrokes, one of the biggest bookmakers and casinos in the UK.