Portuguese igaming revenue grows to €152.1m in 2018 iGamingBusiness · February 21, 2019 at 8:26 pm Portugal has posted €152.1m in online betting and gaming revenue for 2018, the second full year of regulation in the country, up 24% on the prior year. Sports wagering was again the main source of income for licensed operators in the 12 months to December 31, 2018. Revenue from this vertical amounted to €78.9m, up from €68.1m in 2017, according to figures from national regulator Serviço Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos do Turismo de Portugal (SRIJ). Much of this was down to increased spend on the 2018 Fifa World Cup football tournament, which took place from June 14 to July 15. In Q2, World Cup betting accounted for 74.4% of all sports wagers, with revenue at €20.5m.