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Esports as big as American football for millennials, poll suggests

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Esports is as big as American football for young Americans, according to a poll conducted by the Washington Post. 40% of 14 to 21-year-olds taking part in the poll claimed to be football fans; with 38% counting themselves as fans of esports. “The popularity of esports and online gaming among American teens and young adults as both a recreational activity …

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New poll details the changing US sentiment on legalised sports betting

A new poll conducted by The Washington Post and The University of Massachusetts Lowell has detailed that for the ‘first time most Americans support wagering on professional sports’. A majority of 55% of participants surveyed detailed support for legalised US sports betting, whilst 33% are in opposition. The polls finding ‘reverses the public sentiment of 1993’ in which 56% of …

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