Do You Bet More When It’s Cold Outside?

July 2013 was one of the warmest months of July in the recorded history of the United Kingdom -- the third highest average temperatures since records were first kept in the year 1910. Now, whether the heat had anything to do with it, or whether it had something to do with the publicity over the UK government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport's recent proposed changes to the licensing and taxation of internet gambling operators, or for some other reason, Brits seemed to be less interested than usual in online gambling in July of 2013. The latest report from independent digital marketing firm Greenlight -- "Gaming Sector Report, Issue 11" -- reflects a sharp decline in consumer online search volumes relating to online gaming, casinos, sports betting, poker and bingo…
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