How Many Canadians Plan on Watching the 2022 Beijing Olympics?

With the upcoming launch of sports betting in Ontario in the next few months and the upcoming 2022 Beijing Olympics starting on February 4th, Ontario Bets looked at the excitement of Canadians towards the Olympics and how likely they would be to bet on the events.

Which Olympic Sports Do Canadians Look Forward to Watching the Most?

After the delayed Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Canadian athletes who focus on cold-weather sports are gearing up for Beijing.

With the 2022 Winter Olympics approaching, what sports are Canadians most excited to watch?

Would Canadians Be Interested in Betting on the Olympics if They Could?

How do you watch a sporting event? Are you someone that just watches the event so you can be topical the next day? Are you someone who can't watch a sporting event without having some action on the line?

Whichever type of viewer you are, the Olympics offers a bevy of opportunities to bet on events.

Canadians are Very Patriotic and Loyal to When it Comes to the Olympics

One of the best parts about the Olympics is the common vested rooting interest for various countries. It's a very patriotic feeling to watch fellow Canadians play in the games, and everyone is typically pulling for their country.

If you want additional rooting interests, there are many athletes competing in the Winter Olympics that hail from Canada.

  • James Crawford - Alpine Skiing
  • Cassidy Gray - Alpine Skiing
  • Antoine Cyr - Cross-Country Skiing
  • Dahria Beatty - Cross-Country Skiing
  • Reid Watts - Luge, Singles
  • Kim Boutin - Speed Skating
  • Mark McMorris - Snowboarding

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OntarioBets.com commissioned YouGov Plc to conduct this survey. All figures, unless otherwise stated, are from YouGov Plc. The total sample size is 967 Canada adults. Fieldwork was undertaken between Jan 4th – Jan 7th, 2022. The survey was carried out online and the figures have been weighted and represent all Canada adults aged 18 and over.

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