|March Madness, the second most popular gambling event in the US, is just days away and all across America fans are sizing up online gambling sites and their office pools. Some big money will be won over the next month. |
Each year, an estimated $3.5 billion is wagered on March Madness throughout the country. Peter Childs, odds maker for Sportsbook.com is available to discuss the odds, props and statistics surrounding the phenomenon of March Madness gambling.
“Wagering on March Madness is a huge event in this country and it’s become even bigger with easy access online,” says Childs. “The tournament has always been big for us, there is no question that Sportsbook.com will book more money on this tournament than any other sportsbook in the world.”
Why are people choosing to gamble online?
Over 500 ways to wager on March Madness throughout the tournament.
The opportunity to wager on individual player performance.
Gambling on games in real-time during the game.
An endless list of propositions to wager on.
The option to play poker during and around the games.
“The biggest advantage to online gambling is the unlimited options – there’s just so much more that you can wager on than the outcome of the games”, says Childs.