Sports Wagering in the US: A Nationally Representative Longitudinal Study

Principal Investigator: Joshua Grubbs, PhD, Bowling Green State University

Awarded $402,500 in 2021

The purpose of this research project is to conduct a large scale, longitudinal, national study of sports-wagering behaviors in the United States. The aims of this project are to establish the prevalence of sports-wagering behaviors in the adult population of the U.S., to identify risk factors for problematic sports-wagering behaviors, to explore how technology influences sports-wagering behaviors, to establish the natural trajectories of sports-wagering behaviors over time, and to clarify links between sports wagering and well-being.

This grant was funded by the Sports Wagering Research Fund, which is supported by by the following organizations: the American Gaming Association, MGM Resorts International, DraftKings, William Hill US/Caesars Entertainment, Entain, NASCAR, Hard Rock International, The PGA, and IGT.

Year: 2021
Type: Project Grants