The global lottery sector had a GGY of US$ 138 billion in 2018 and was led by Asia, which commanded a 41% share of the market. By 2022 GBGC forecasts that global lottery GGY will surpass US$ 150 billion. Asia will still be the market leader but its share will have dropped to 39%. North and South America will both have increased their respective shares. The Americas combined share will increase from 29% in 2018 to 31% in 2022.