Sports betting odds are available worldwide just about every location you could imagine. Where once it was difficult to find sports betting odds, even in the US, today it’s a completely different ballgame. Anywhere you look nowadays you’re bound to find sports betting lines and odds.
If you open a newspaper from any major US city you’ll find sports betting odds for everything from football, to basketball, to horse racing, such is the huge demand for sports betting odds in the US. But sports betting odds fans are hardly relegated to the United States.
You can find sports betting odds seekers in nearly every country on the planet. Sports fans simply love sports and sports betting, so it’s hardly surprising that sports betting odds are in such hot demand.
The sports are not always the same and each region has its own specialty sports that perhaps aren’t that entire popular elsewhere, but the demand for sports betting odds is nearly universal. Take for example a far off place like China.
China, although a very controlled society in many ways, is in the midst of a social reformation, one that includes more social freedoms and this has led to a renewed interest in sports betting odds. Most of the sports betting odds in China are accessible online, even though the Internet is still highly censored by the government.
One way around the censorship is by checking out sports betting odds online at English language sports betting sites. However, this is only available to bilingual persons, which limits much of the access.
However, there are millions of informal sports betting odds makers in the streets of China and if you’re looking to get sports betting odds on an NBA game featuring Yao Ming or on one of the soccer matches in China’s first division soccer league, it’s no problem at all.
With the Olympic Games coming in the summer of 2008 it will be very interesting to see what affect this has on the sports betting odds industry in China. There will no doubt be voluminous sports betting going on related to the Olympics and for the Chinese sports bettors they’re only access will likely be through these informal sports betting odds makers.
Each culture is unique and distinct in many ways, but when it comes down to sports betting odds, every society seems to take a keen interest in the topic.