The UEFA European Football Championship or the Euros is one of the most anticipated soccer competitions in Europe. The global sports betting volume is expected to increase massively – so providers have to ask themselves if they are ready to handle the player spike?
The global COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the growth of the online gambling sector drastically. With fans watching from home, many are looking to engage through sports betting. Operators around the world are reporting record-high player numbers. We at IDnow noticed a surge in player onboarding since the start of the pandemic in March 2020 with impressive peaks during Super Bowl (+ 175%) and big football matches like Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund (+ 340%) – and we are expecting an even higher demand during the Euros.
Operators need to get ready to handle the spike in demand and keep their players happy. We prepared a convenient Infographic to give you an overview of what’s on the horizon: