Top most viewed sporting events for betting
Sport is a major part of peoples’ lives. Watching events is a great way to spend time with friends and family. It is also a great opportunity for those who can not watch sports events at the stadium, but still like to bet. Here’s a list of the most viewed contests.
Rugby World Cup
Rugby takes its root back in England, where it was a game played by natives of the upper class. At the beginning of the 19th century, it became a game played by a lot of people not only in England, but in many lands abroad. Rugby is an immensely popular game throughout the UK and countries of the British Commonwealth.
The most respected contention in rugby is the World Championship, which has been held since 1987, once in 4 years. The winning team receives the Webb Ellis Cup.
Another popular championship is called the NBA Finals. It has been running since 1947 and is a decisive hit-and-play series, revealing the champion team. The finalist of this championship will receive the Larry O’Brien Cup.
World Baseball Classic
The second of the three dominant sports in the United States. The first recorded game happened in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA in 1846. World Baseball Classic is an International Competition officially held since 2006 by the International Baseball Federation. Now it is held every four years. Although it used to be once every three years
The first game of this tournament was played on January 15 in 1967. The winner of this competition receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy, which is an extremely famous trophy not only in his homeland in the United States, but throughout the planet. The game, and its celebration, has become a national holiday in the United States.
Fifa World Cup
The competition was founded in 1930, it is held once in 4 years. But the qualification takes place 3 years before the start. Many football teams from all over the globe participate in the cup. In 2018, 78 of 209 teams took part in the qualification. This football match is one of the most watched matches on television.
Wimbledon is the most known and oldest tennis competition , held every year in the middle of summer, on the courts of the All England Lawn Tennis Club. The competition was first organised in 1877. Perhaps the most famous tennis competition on our planet. The most popular performance among those who bet on this sport.
The famous Formula One World Championship is a championship made of planned stages (with grand prix status) in different places all over the planet. The first ever race was organised 1950, and was won by Giuseppe Farina in Alfa Romeo. Formula 1 is the kind of race that even those who are very far from racing have heard about. The most popular tournament in terms of betting, compared to other races.
The UEFA Champions League is a football competition held between clubs from Europe that have performed at their best level on the national level of the previous year. It is held under the auspices of UEFA. The Cup started to happen in 1955.
The final of the planet’s premier club soccer competition surpassed other major competitions in 2019 by more than 30% on social media. According to Conviva, an online video optimization and analytics company, “ Champions League Final is the biggest sporting event in terms of single Instagram Stories to date. There were 177 million of them”. It is also the biggest competition by quantity of those who bet on it.
Are these sports events popular among those who bet?
All of these contests are the most prestigious events in their type of sport, so the amount of people who bet on these competitions is massive. These tournaments are also a great opportunity to win a big sum of money if your betting were successful