January 19, 2022

Number of People Betting on Sports Doubled in 2021, Poll Finds, as New York Reports an Explosive Debut

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This article originally appeared in Forbes.

Topline – The number of American adults regularly gambling on sports rose from 5% to 12% between January and December 2021, according to a Morning Consult poll released Tuesday, the same day eye-popping data from the launch of online wagering in New York rolled out.

KEY FACTS

BIG NUMBER

18. That’s how many states currently allow mobile sports betting following New York’s launch earlier this month.

TANGENT

BetMGM, one of the largest players in the U.S. gambling market, upgraded its 2022 revenue forecast from $1 billion to $1.3 billion Wednesday.

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