Sport Betting in Canada [INFOGRAPHIC]

In Canada, the sports betting scene is vibrant and diverse, catering to a wide range of preferences among bettors. Hockey, unsurprisingly, tops the list as the most popular sport for betting, deeply rooted in the country’s culture and widely regarded as Canada’s game. This is followed by basketball, which has seen a surge in betting activity, partly due to the country’s success and representation in the NBA​ (​.

Baseball and football also enjoy significant popularity among Canadian bettors. Baseball offers a large number of games per season, providing ample betting opportunities, while football, including both Canadian football and the NFL, attracts a wide audience with its high-paced action and numerous betting markets​ (Chart Attack)​.

Golf and tennis are other sports that garner considerable betting interest in Canada. Golf, with its rich history and numerous betting opportunities across various tournaments, and tennis, fueled by the presence of Canadian players on the global stage, offer bettors diverse options beyond team sports​ (Chart Attack)​. UFC, or mixed martial arts, has also emerged as a favorite among Canadian bettors, thanks to the sport’s intense action and the popularity of star fighters​ (Chart Attack)​.