It is always very active in the market, always in a seemingly unstoppable expansion. That the Lottomatica Group is a great hero of the Italian gaming world is also proven by the record-breaking figures in the first 9 months of 2023.
Lottomatica Group goes from one record to another in 2023
From one acquisition to another, from one coup to another, Lottomatica Group has certainly made a name for itself this 2023 and has given plenty to write about. But we are not just talking about public relations, but rather results. Now everyone can see it. The group actually released: Interim Management Report It relates to the first 9 months of the year as of September 30, 2023.
The results show that Lottomatica Group is the main operator in the Italian public gaming market. total collection of 21.7 billion euros and revenues of 1.2 billion euros were generated in the period under review. The Lottomatica network is huge, with approximately 3014 betting rights, 26 horse racing rights, as well as 19831 VLT rights, 66303 NOE AWP and 38571 AWP2 and thousands of sales points.
All 3 sectors in which the group operates – Online, Sports Franchise and Gaming Franchise – we are experiencing great growth. Online accounts take the lion’s share, with €11.5 billion in the first 9 months of 2023, thanks to various operating brands (Goldbet, Lottomatica, Better) and acquired ones (Betflag). In the same period of 2022, it was 6.3 billion euros.
A giant ready to dominate the market
Already from the end of 2020, i.e. Acquisition by GamenetLottomatica Group has become the largest in the market, but it has certainly not remained complacent. From the aforementioned Betflag to the more recent hits of Ricreativo B and SKS365, the giant has implemented an expansionist policy that has kept it afloat today. approximately 28% online market share.
With 2745 operating sales points belonging to the brands, the results of this are also very well placed in Sports Franchise activity. Goldbet, Intralot and BetterProducing global collections of 2.02 billion euros in the first 9 months of 2023, it is also growing compared to 1.7 billion euros in the same period last year, that is, from January 1 to September 30, 2022.
The same applies to Gaming Franchise activity, which includes direct management of rooms and franchise activities for VLT and AWP devices. Here, the collection in the first 9 months of 2023 was 8.1 billion euros compared to the previous year. But what is impressiveAdjusted EBITDA of the groupCertified net profit of 159 million euros, equal to 476 million euros.