Australian Punters Profiled by H2 Gabling Capital

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A study conducted by H2 Gambling Capital has been released in which it profiles what it considers to be a profile of the average Australian online punter, revealing some interesting statistics.

Some of the interesting aspects of the study revealed that:

  • The average Australian adult spends about A$17.52 per week on gambling

  • Between 62% and 77% of players are male

  • Online gamblers are younger than land players, with online players being 6 years younger on average

  • Online gamblers are more likely to hold a university degree and be employed full time, with gamblers having an average income of between A$90,0000 and A$119,000

  • Online gamblers in Australia bet mostly on sportsbetting, table games, and racing. 80% of punters prefer racing and sportsbetting

  • 63% of gamblers prefer to play online because of convenience and comfort, while others tout better odds and more options

  • 54% of adults have one account at a single online operator, while 60% say they have tried betting online through an offshore firm

  • Most play takes place on desktop or laptop computers, although mobile usage is growing.

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Jeremy Wilson // Senior Editor
Jeremy Wilson
Jeremy has senior editorial responsibilities across all areas of the site. He lives in Sydney, Australia and has been working with Casino Listings in various roles since its inception in 2007. His go-to game is Blackjack.