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Differences and similarities between sports betting and online casino betting

Millions of gamblers throughout the world indulge in both casino games as well as sports betting (online and off-line) to try their luck and have a good time while doing so. However, if you look closely, there are a good number of similarities and differences between both these activities.

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Let's now take you through some of the similarities and differences between these two forms of gambling.

Differences between online casino betting and sports betting

  • The bets available in sports betting are on events whose outcomes arenŐt as random as in casino games. There are ways in which you can predict the sportsŐ outcomes with a higher level of consistency and accuracy. This is due to the fact that sports trends are for real while there are no trends when it comes to the casino games (owing to RNGs or random number generators).
  • The odds of winning or losing a particular bet while playing an online casino game stay consistent while the odds on the outcomes of sports events may rise and fall based on how the event proceeds. In-game betting is an excellent example in this regard where you witness constantly changing odds.
  • Online casinos enable you to play your favourite games round the clock, however you have to wait till a specific time to indulge in sports betting. This is the most prominent difference between betting on online casino games and sports. You can play casino games anytime you like, while sports betting can be indulged in only at set times.
  • Jackpots offered at online casinos are bigger and are offered more frequently compared to the wins you can register with sports bookies.

Similarities between sports betting and online casino betting

  • Regardless of whether you bet on sports events or play online casino games, not having a sound gambling strategy can have catastrophic results. Everyone is aware that both these activities are to do with chance, however, you can always use some strategies to ensure that you win more often.
  • Considering that a good number of sports bookmakers offer their services on the Internet these days, just like online casinos, you can indulge in sports betting from within the comfort of your home.
  • If indulged in uncontrollably, both these types of gambling can have a major negative effect on your finances as well as your overall life. People are prone to becoming gambling addicts regardless of whether they play online casino games or punt on sports events. Responsible gambling is very important no matter which way you bet.
  • Not paying heed to bankroll management whether you are playing poker or punting on horse races, is a sure shot method of going bankrupt over a period of time. Your bankroll is what funds your gambling activities and hence you must know how to manage it effectively.