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The Olympics could attract 20 million U.S. bettors, with odds shorter when the game is cancelled

The Olympics could attract 20 million U.S. bettors, with odds shorter when the game is cancelled

Posted: July 21, 2021, 02:02 NS.

Last updated: July 21, 2021, 02:47 NS.

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The Summer Olympics will be officially held in July from 23 to 8 August. The AmericanGaming Association (AGA) broadly says 20 million Americans bet on the game — some about the possibility of cancellation.

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Not everyone In Japan, I'm just as excited about the upcoming Summer Olympics as this person. Some 20 million Americans are expected to bet on the international sporting scene. (Image: AFP)

DC's chief lobbying company, AGA, works for the benefit of the game. Contracted with Morning Consult to investigate US residents regarding their betting activities surrounding the Tokyo Olympics. Of the two 200 adult samples, 8% said they plan to place finance betting on sports.

There are about 252 million adults in the United States claiming to have the latest census information there, which is equivalent. .. One million Americans who are likely to bet on the Summer Olympics. Of those planning bets, 45 percent make at least one bet on basketball, which they say they do. 34% will gamble in soccer 28 percent of gymnastics, and 23 percent of athletics and swimming.

More than one in two adults in the United States said they were interested in watching the Tokyo Olympics. A quarter said they were "very interested."

Of those bets, 47 percent say they will casually do so among their friends. 43% plan to bet online, 16 percent of physical sportsbooks. Another 13 percent facilitates betting through illegal bookmakers.

Cancel odds

Japan, especially Tokyo, is dealing with a surge in new COVIDs-19 cases. The more contagious strain of coronavirus, the delta mutant, is causing havoc in Asian countries.

That led to demanding that Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga cancel from the capital and many people across the country. game. The possibility of last-minute decisions is taking a lot of action among sports bettors.

There were odds in last week's sportsbook (the 2021 Summer Olympics will be canceled around +). These long odds, which means a 1.1% chance, have since dropped significantly following a surge in money on the line.

The odds are now an implicit probability of about + 1000-9%. The $100 bet and the canned Olympics are still $ 1,000.

Muto Toshiro, Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games, said yesterday that the Summer Olympics could still be canceled due to COVID-19.

It is not possible to predict what will happen with the number of cases of coronavirus. "Muto explained. “Therefore, we will continue to discuss when the number of cases surges.

"We have agreed to discuss again based on the coronavirus situation. At this point, the number of cases of coronavirus may increase or decrease, so we will consider what to do when the situation arises." Mr. Muto added.

gold USA odds

Odds makers say that the United States wins the most Olympic medals is about the same as betting security.

The odds are 1 /And short Team USA leaves Tokyo with the most hardware. At these odds, the bettor must bet $ 1 to win $100. 200.

However, the US women's soccer team is a favorite with +. Lost today's Olympic opening match to Sweden 3-0 to win the gold medal. The women's club was undefeated in games prior to 44.