With so many sports on display there something for just about every type of virtual gambling fan. But without question the most high profile virtual gambling event will be the basketball competition and gambling fans from around the will be tuning in droves.
Gambling aficionados have long been attracted to the Olympic Games as they the global competition among so many interesting sports is simply too much for any sports fan to pass up. In the age of virtual gambling it’s become even easier to partake in the gambling and as such the interest in the games, in terms of sports gambling has increased correspondingly.
But no single sport in the virtual gambling age has captured the imagination of the gambling legions like basketball has. For decades the Americans dominated the basketball Olympic betting. And after them the Russian’s were a shoe-in for the silver in the gambling stakes. But since the mid-1990’s the basketball gambling at the Olympic Games has been turned on its head. The US is no longer the team to beat and several countries around the world have equaled and even surpassed the US in the gambling standings.
Argentina, for example, has won the World Championships several times and is considered among the favorites for gold in the basketball gambling. With a cast of NBA veterans on its roster it is a tough team. The Italians are the reigning Olympic gambling champs and also look set to defend their titles. Spain, France, Puerto Rico, Brazil and Croatia are all also strong gambling contenders.
With so many international players in the NBA nowadays these players see top level competition every day and so are hardly intimidated when they meet NBA players from the US in the Olympic gambling. And the truth, not only have foreign players gotten much better, but the foreign style of play is much more efficient than the NBA style of play and this has been the down fall of the US in recent Olympic gambling.
This year the US will hungrier then ever to regain Olympic gambling supremacy, but it will be a tough, tough battle that should highly engaging for gambling fans.