In the world of sports betting there are constant events happening which can result in profitable ventures; yet, among the thousands of events that happen during the year, there are less than 10 which produce a ridiculous amount of bets - and better-paid winners as a result - in sportsbooks.
Among the events you need to take into account, whether they happen once a year or every few years, are:
The origin of organized sports, the events which pleased the gods in ancient Greece, the ultimate challenge between top athletes of the world; those are the Olympics Games.
For two weeks, athletes from all over the world gather in order to compete against each other. Not to mention, those two weeks only cover the Summer Games - which are the ones that began their contemporary run in the late nineteenth century - as there are also the Winter Games. You know, those sports that need snow and ice to work, or simply someone thought that sports didn't demand enough and they should be done under extreme weather conditions.
Anyway, even if there are less sports and participants, the competition for the gold, silver, and bronze is just as intense.
Soccer is the most famous and followed sport on the world (sorry football fans, this is reality), and for such reason, the World Cup of soccer is something that any decent gambler can't miss.
With 32 teams playing during this time frame, the possible matches to profit from are vast; although the main match, the match to win the cup, is the moment billions of eyes are glued to the screen and millions of bets are at stake, making it the most lucrative one.
Any decent gambler knows the importance of the Super Bowl in the sports betting world.
Even if football isn't incredibly famous outside the U.S., everyone knows about the Super Bowl; and, among gamblers, we all know the amount of money that football - especially the Super Bowl - moves through bets.
Not to mention that you have to watch it; if not for the sake of enjoying a great football match, you got to do it to watch the tv ads.
Other events we all wait as gamblers, to a similar extent as the mentioned above are: