- The United Kingdoms’ gambling industry is one that can be considered unique in the gaming world, each year sees growth within the industry. Not many countries have year on year growth, but the United Kingdoms’ love affair with gambling is going strong. Over 45% of adults in the United Kingdom gamble in some form each month, and 65% are gamblers aged 21 or under. In 2019 the gaming industry in the United Kingdom reported that the Gross Gaming Yield (GGY) was 14.26 billion British pounds, or nearly $20 billion USD. A huge market that is being fueled by the rapid rise of online gambling, half of all gaming revenue in the United Kingdom comes from online gambling.