A latest report on the global lottery market published by Research Dive sheds light on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the current and future scope of the market. This report is a useful study for stakeholders, investors, market participants, and new entrants in the search of comprehensive insights on the impact of COVID-19 on the market growth.

Key Highlights of the Report:

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a negative impact on the growth of the global lottery market in 2020. As per the report, the global market garnered $157.7 million in 2018 and is estimated to exceed $325.8 million, rising at a CAGR of 9.4% by 2026. In the present situation, the market size has declined owing to the closure of several lottery places amidst the pandemic.

Factors Impacting the Market Growth during the COVID-19 Crisis:

The global lottery market has witnessed deterioration in growth due to implementation of restrictions on recreational and other fun activities by government of various nations to avert the spread of the virus during pandemic period. However, the adoption of online channels for gambling by many people is likely to boost the market growth in the coming period.

Current Face of the Market Due to COVID-19:

Before the outbreak of the pandemic, the market was estimated to garner $191.7 million in 2020. In the present situation, the market size has declined and reached up to $115.0 million in 2020.

Some of the leading market players are:

  1. MDJS
  2. INTRALOT
  3. Florida Lottery
  4. Camelot Group
  5. Mizuho Bank Ltd.
  6. Francaise des Jeux
  7. Hong Kong Jockey Club
  8. Loterías y Apuestas del Estado
  9. California Lottery
  10. Singapore Pools. and others.

The key players in lottery market are making strategic investments in casinos and online lottery applications for recuperating the industry from the incurred losses. Moreover, rising applications of artificial intelligence as well as machine learning in numerous online lottery platforms is likely to unlock profitable opportunities for the global market after the relaxation of the pandemic. The market is expected to recuperate from the incurred losses by the second or third quarter of 2023.

Future Lookout of the Market:

According to the report, the global lottery market is anticipated to witness significant growth after the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, owing to the rising investments by market players in R&D activities, partnerships, and new developments in the market. The market players are coming up with cutting-edge developments and paving way for rewarding opportunities for the market growth. For instance, in November 2021, Illinois Lottery, an American lottery for the U.S. state of Illinois, operated by Camelot Illinois, launched Fast Play® Online, a novel and suitable method to play the popular retail draw game.