Frequency of eSports betting since lockdown due to COVID-19 in U.S. as of April 2020

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, sports leagues all across the globe have been put on pause. As a result, the sports betting market has also faced difficulties and some people have turned to eSports to fulfil there sports betting needs. According to the source, four percent of respondents in the United States have been betting more often on eSports competitions as a result of the pandemic. Comparatively, 23 percent have been betting on eSports less often.

Would you say you’re betting more or less on eSports competitions since the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) spread to the U.S. and social distancing measures began in March 2020?

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Release date

April 2020


United States

Survey time period

April 16-20, 2020

Number of respondents

1,870 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

Question was phrased by source as:
"And specifically, are you betting money on each of the following activities more or less often amid the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus)? Esports"

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