In a recent study, IBISWorld shows Australian punters spending more in lottery tickets in the upcoming years.
Currently lottery tickets sales in Australia is near to beat sports betting and horse racing bets and should increase over the next 5 years.
"Lottery operators have increased the frequency of lotto draws to increase consumer interest and expenditure. However, this strategy has sometimes been to the detriment of other weekly lottery draws. In 2014-15, revenue is estimated to increase by 1.6 percent, to reach $6.7 billion.
Although spending is likely to pick up over the next five years, gambling on sports betting and online platforms will outstrip lotteries.", said BISWorld industry analyst Spencer Little.
Australia will implement a privatised national lottery system in future and this should result in a fall of lottery tickets sold.
This numbers not include instant-win lotteries which are preferred by younger gamblers. Aussie lottery tickets are sold more than ever because the increase of lotteries drawings in Australia.