Sports gambling: tendencies of fans

Betting on the future

On Monday May 14, 2018 the United States Supreme Court made a landmark decision which opened the door to the legalization of sports gambling in the United States. While sports gambling is still not fully legal, there is already a wide network of bettors established in the U.S.

Shown below is interest* in gambling on various sports among the 18+ general population and individual sports league fans. Already, at least 20% of the general U.S. 18+ population claims they like to bet on at least one of the major 4 U.S. sports. Leading the way, 35% of NCAA Football fans say they like to bet on football.

*Interest defined as those who claim “I like to bet on __ (sport)”

**How To Read: “32% of NFL fans claim they like to bet on football”