U.S. Millennials prefer online gaming to physical casinos
America is often regarded as a country where gambling is a very liberated activity. However, the reality is not what many people think. Yes! Gambling, especially online gambling, is an activity that is now a lifestyle for some Americans but one segment, sports betting, is still something that is controversial in many states. The preference for segments in gambling is influenced by the age of the correspondent and this ultimately affects also changes, in the present and future, in relation to the law on gambling.
This article will highlight the latest developments on gambling law changes on sports betting in the USA. Not only that, this article will also explain to you how age differences can produce different opinions. It is important to note that millennials opinion is the most decisive continuity of the gambling industry, especially online gambling, not only in the USA but also around the world.
Online gambling has dominated most areas of the gambling world. Many people prefer to play gambling online in a way they can concentrate more and they can also eliminate the various disorders commonly encountered in conventional casinos. They can play at an online casino while they are in their room and let their luck come. Sports betting has long been very interesting but there are some obstacles in the U.S. that seem to be changing over time.
The latest decision of the Supreme Court of the U.S.
With the decision of the Supreme Court of the United States in favor of the State of New Jersey in the case of sports betting of the latter and by paving the way to legalize sports betting throughout the country, last month corresponds to each of the states made a decision on whether or not to add to the gambling market this way of betting. Bearing in mind the fact that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) should be annulled by virtue of the recently announced decision, independent states would also have to decide whether to offer sports betting services as a retail option, as an online option, or both.
Analysts have already begun to evaluate the possible income that could be generated when offering sports bets. However, sports betting is not the only form of gambling that deserves the attention of analysts. In general, the U.S. gaming market has always been prosperous, but in the end, it has always been customers who choose what kind of game they prefer.
According to the latest data (provided by YouGov Profiles), US customers in the age range of 18 to 34 are more inclined to accept that online gambling is legalized throughout the country. About 50% of survey participants aged between 18 and 34 support the legalization of online gambling, while those who disagree represent less than 30% of those who participated in the survey.
YouGov Profiles also reported that American citizens between 35 and 49 years also prefer online gambling. On the other hand, the opinions of people whose age is in the range of 50 to 64 years are divided on the subject, while the majority of US customers 65 and older are against the legalization of gambling.
Millennials say that physical casinos are depressing
According to the information revealed by YouGov Profiles, most millennials support online gambling, noting that they would prefer to bet on the Internet rather than in a physical casino. In addition, almost half of US adults between the ages of 18 and 34 think that physical casinos are depressing, and only a third of them disagree with that assessment. Older American players, on the other hand, say they still have mixed feelings about the issue.
35 or older
The data revealed by the survey showed that 3% of Americans of the millennial generation made a bet with an internet bookmaker last year. Only 1% of American adults aged 35 or older have done the same.
In addition, it has been reported that compared to millennials, adult customers in the US, 35 or older, have a slightly more positive overall impression of the local casino sector, which includes some gaming giants such as MGM Grand and Caesars Palace. It has also been reported that older customers are more likely than young people to say that physical casinos offer a qualitative betting service.