Online Gambling and The Super Bowl in America

Published Saturday, February 06, 2016 -
Online Gambling and The Super Bowl in America

America is focused on the biggest non holiday event of the year this Sunday with the American Football League’s final championship game known as the Super Bowl. This is the 50th Super Bowl in the USA and it is going to be the most wagered on event in the history of the game. Betting on the Super Bowl has never been as easy as it is today with the addition of online punting opportunities. Experts are estimating that over $4.2 billion will be wagered on the game this February 7, 2016.

The contagiousness of the Super Bowl action brings sport conscious American’s together in front of the television to eat and drink and bet on every aspect of the event. A great deal of betting will take place on the internet which in most jurisdictions in the States is illegal but online there are many offers from bookies in offshore locations.

Finding a reputable sports book online is the first step to place a bet on the Super Bowl game. Reputation is important and choosing an offshore bookie is difficult at times because there are a lot of online sports books located around the world most of the most reputable are located in Europe.  For those unfamiliar with sports betting, there are a few things worth knowing such as the terms used for betting purposes. There are different ways of presenting odds around the planet with US bookies generally using what is referred to as the money line, indicating  which team is expected to win, and which is expected to lose, and the payout for either choice. A money line will always be either a positive or negative number, with positive indicating the underdog and negative indicating the favored team. The spread refers to the expected difference in the score between teams, and it is possible to bet on whether or not a team will “cover the spread.” Remember to drink, eat and gamble responsibly please.

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