Australians lead in terms of per capita spending on gambling: they spend more than $18 billion a year, with an average of $965 per person. The most popular direction is slot machines. In second place is Singapore, although all casino spending is considered internal, in fact, most players are tourists from Indonesia and Malaysia, where gambling is prohibited. Ireland closes the top three, where almost $3 billion is spent annually on gambling, and an average of $604 per person. In Ireland, online betting is the most developed, with a share of 65% in the total volume. In total, the most money is spent on gambling in the United States – $ 120 billion a year, however, in terms of the average per capita indicator, Americans are in fifth place. Previously, the Australian government restricted gambling advertising on television.