As most punters know, online betting is a type of sports betting that has exploded in recent years. Since expanding its business to the internet, the betting industry has managed to increase its profits by millions. Furthermore, there are many strategies for online betting on websites such as Casino Encyclopedia you can employ to increase your chances of winning that gives this type of betting a nod over traditional gambling.

What Makes It So Attractive?

There are many things that make online betting the preferred choice for punters. First and foremost, it’s the freedom of placing a bet from any device anytime and anywhere without taking a trip to the bookie. Imagine you’re in a hurry and want to place a bet – wouldn’t it be nice if you could do it at home? That’s where the genius of online betting lies, and it has struck gold with punters.

Another great thing about betting on the web is the availability of innovative new markets. Besides the popular betting options such as fixed and live bets, online betting has opened the door to numerous exotic markets, especially when it comes to sports such as football. Football fans can now place a bet on a first-time winner of a major tournament, the first goalscorer, the first team to score, the number of corners or yellow cards in a match, and many other markets that are surely exciting and increase your chances of winning more than a few quid.

What to Look Out For

Before you delve into the world of online betting, you need to learn more about the terms used in it first. Online betting sites are commonly referred to as sportsbook sites or bookmakers which are American and British terms with the same meaning.

Furthermore, you also need to learn more about the odds. Depending on the bookie, there are fractional (UK betting odds), decimal (European odds), and American odds. If you see PK on a match, it means that there’s no favourite in the game and you should pick a winner (at evens odds). Most online betting sites have an option to change the odds according to your preferences, but even if they don’t (which would be strange in 2018) you can use online odds converter tools that will help you determine the best option.

Online vs. Offline Betting

There are many advantages and disadvantages of online and offline betting. If you’re an online punter, the obvious benefit is the ability to place your bets straight from your laptop or phone and tracking every second of them. Of course, you can watch the game at the bookies, but wouldn’t you prefer to track it from any device at home or even work?

Another advantage is that online bookies offer sign-up offers in the form of free bets, which are essentially free money you can bet with. Nice, right?

Of course, this doesn’t come without a few disadvantages. The most obvious one is not controlling your bankroll – betting online is quite attractive as everything’s a click away. However, if you don’t limit your bets, you can lose more money than you’ve won quickly. Online betting may be a gateway to problem gambling, as it gives players the convenience of wagering non-stop.

Everything else is up to you. If you’re an occasional punter, you may prefer going to the bookie and spending some time there. For “professional” punters, however, the draw of betting right from their laptop or mobile is too big to ignore. If you love placing a wager every day online, we suggest playing responsibly and limiting your bankroll, or you’ll go bankrupt before you know it.

***In cooperation with Casino Encyclopedia***

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