Study: Gen X most likely to use credit cards for gambling iGaming Business · April 8, 2020 at 7:13 am Generation X online gamblers are more likely to use credit cards than their millennial counterparts, who prefer debit cards, according to new research from payments provider PXP Financials. The research found that – of a group surveyed at ICE London – more than 45% used debit cards as their primary payment method for online gaming and betting. This rose to 53% when the use of debit cards through e-wallets was included. Millennials, those born between 1981 and 1996, are the most likely to use debit cards, with 49% using them as their primary payment form. Meanwhile, only 29% of members of generation X (people born between 1965 and 1980) did so.