After missing out on huge paydays during the 2012 Summer Olympics, the sportsbooks in Las Vegas will officially return to offering betting lines on the 2016 games.
Some of the best USA online sportsbooks reported huge profits on Olympic voting once betting on the event was outlawed in Vegas back in 2001, and Vegas must have really felt the loss in order to fight to overturn legislation in before the summer of 2016. Continue reading
Only about 150 days stand in the way of the Olympians and their day in the spotlight.
But the real story that is casting over the forthcoming Olympics is not the stars of the show, but rather the country that is hosting. Great Britain’s Olympic showings have been rather inconsistent in the past. Continue reading
The 2012 Olympics haven’t even begun yet and oddsmakers have already made their presumptions about track clear. It’s still Usain Bolt, and then everyone else. Well, that is, Michael Johnson from a decade ago shows up. Bolt is getting 8/13 odds from Bet365 to win the 100m, the event he has completely destroyed since breaking the world record in 2008. USA sprinter Tyson Gay gets 13/2 from them also, which is good to know that America is going to be close enough to see Bolt break his old record again. Continue reading