It may seem like far away when we mention the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, however if you consider that Summer and Winter games are in between – times really goes fast.
It’s understandable to be especially excited about Tokyo 2020, since the latest announcement are so exciting.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) have agreed to add baseball/softball, karate, skateboard, sports climbing and surfing to the sports programme for the games.
The verdict by the 129th IOC Session in Rio de Janeiro was “the most inclusive comprehensive evolution of the Olympic programme in modern history”
33 sports, more than 300 events, and over 10,000 athletes will be participating.
The International Olympic Committee is trying to change around its stuffy image and connect with a younger audience.
Betting On Tokyo 2020
Why is Olympic betting so exciting? The fact that we have to wait so long, for athletes to prepare for years is an immediate guaranteed for high lever competitions.
It is thrilling to see them perform on an international stage, but it becomes personal when you have real money hanging on the back of a single athlete, team or country.
The 2020 Olympics will lead to new sports betting opportunities, if you have never bet online before, now is your time, as a good number of bookmakers will be offering free bets for new customers.
Odds for the top events will begin to start going up from bookmakers the closer we get to Tokyo 2020.
Types of Betting During Olympics 2020
Bookmakers will offer the conventional bets:
Winners of individual events
Total score team to team
Plus due to the individuality of the event they will offer an extra variety of wagers.
Money line bets – you can place bets on who will win that particular match, In team-vs-team and one-on-one competitions.
Gold medal prediction – you simply needs to predict the winner of the gold medal in an event, either athlete or team and basically be a winner if your prediction is correct, or betting if your athlete or team takes first, second or third place. It doesn’t matter where it finishes as long as it on the top three.
Prop bets – essentially, this is betting on anything related to the event, even if it’s very out of context from the actual sport, so it goes from how many medals a team will win to whether someone’s coughing fire with the Olympic torch.
We still have to wait a couple of years for Tokyo 2020 however don’t forget we can already start betting for Pyeongchang 2018.