Prepared for Eline G. | Delivered September 24, 2019
Sports Fans - Betting
To understand the sports fans mindset, how they talk about their team, and how they dare betting money on their teams.
The average NFL fan spends
46 hours a month
thinking, talking, or reading about their favorite NFL team.
that when their team is playing, they drop everything they’re doing to watch live, with over half saying they’d miss a major moment to watch the game live in the stadium.
of NFL fans have been a fan of their favorite team since they were born.
An NFL fan travels an average of
for an away game during the regular season – and often much farther if their team makes it to the playoffs.
of American men and
of American women watch NFL games on television.
of US residents identify as sports fans, but not all of them wager on sports.
Between 2016 and 2017, Americans spent
on sporting events.
is the gambling capital of the United States and the first (and for a long time, only) state with single-game wagering.
"Over the last few years, Las Vegas is averaging nearly 40 million visitors annually. In 2018, 42.12 million gamblers visited Sin City. Among those visitors, the NGCB indicates that NV sportsbooks cleared at least
in revenue at an average 6% house take. This equates to roughly $5 billion in annual handle. Divided by the number of visitors (42.12 million), you get
of handle for each gambler in NV."
The most popular
sports for betting
in the United States in 2017 were football, basketball, and horse racing.
According to a Statista survey, almost
of people 18 years and older in the United States have placed a bet on a sports event at least once in their life.
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