Nobody Loves Gambling Like the Australians
Nobody Loves Gambling Like the Australians. The Australians love having a wager more than any other nationality.
The UK is considered the traditional home of gambling. Around 60 percent of British adults gamble regularly, but 83 percent in Australia.
Australians are the biggest spenders in the world. The average Australian bets $1,200 every year. Republic of Ireland is second biggest gambler at $600 per year, followed by the UK at about $500.
In 2021 the number of Australians gambling online increased by 50%. More than one in ten use online casinos or sports betting sites.
In Australia, pokies are the most popular form of gambling. Around 50% of all gambling revenue is generated by poks.
Australia won the World Cup. Sports betting is popular in Australia. EPL and Bundesliga are the most popular sports bettors follow. Horse racing, Formula One, golf and boxing are also popular bets.