The Coronavirus, or COVID-19 as it is sometimes called, is causing mayhem worldwide. It seems like all facets of life are affected and online gambling is no exception.

Virtually all forms of sports betting are shut down from NBA to NFL to NHL in the USA and soccer all over the world. Even eSports games are cancelled. Here is some more information on how COVID-19 is affecting online gambling industry.

With hundreds of millions of people all across the globe on lockdown however, other forms of online gambling are seeing a big boost since all their local casinos are closed due to the virus. Online poker and online casino verticals are performing very well, with some seeing increases in traffic upwards of 200% in just the past week.

These are trying times.