Many sports fans condone the alternatives. In their opinion, this is just an entertainment, which allows to draw attention to the bookmakers. Sports is another matter- everything is serious, thorough and predictable here. However, betting on non-sporting events is becoming increasingly popular. In the West, awards in the fields of music, literature and science have become a popular betting sport station on tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars, euros and pounds.
- Famous film award “Oscar”. Here, the awards for the best film, directing, song, male role, etc. are considered
- Popular award “Grammy”. It is necessary to determine the number of awards indicated by the bookmaker.
- Special cinema markets. These are the different special bets, including Netflix filming a series or film on a given topic. A popular variant of the markets that can be found at various bookmakers is to guess who will play the next James Bond. There are also bets on TV series “The Boys”, “Friends” and “Witcher”.
Celebrities. In this section, you can predict the actions of famous people on Instagram. They include Elina Svitolina, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar, etc.
There are markets for events from the lives of popular personalities. This includes the following options: what will be the first paid job of Prince Harry, will Zlatan Ibrahimovic cut his hair, will the painter Banksy reveal his identity, etc.
- YouTube. Markets associated with YouTube channels periodically appear here. One example is whether the selected channel will reach a certain number of subscribers. You can predict who will be the next guest.
- Eurovision. Potential winners are selected during the contest. Before the contest, you can choose the person who will represent his/her country in a particular year
- Online battles. Different battles, including rap battle. You can bet on the winner of the competition.
What can you bet on?
Bets on politics
This type of bets has long been popular. You can earn money at bookmakers by predicting the election results in different countries. For example, in the USA, you can bet on both the President and the party. As similar campaigns approach in other countries, you can find the corresponding markets in the betting lines.
Despite the fact that chess is also a sport that is officially recognized by the Olympic Committee, we will classify them as alternatives. They lack the dynamics inherent in other disciplines. Experts who know how to play chess and are fond of this game bet on it. This is an intellectual type for a certain circle of people, which, however, always finds its adherents.
- Space. Who will be the first person to send a man to Mars (the choice of companies)?
- Quarantine. In the spring of 2020, bookmakers offered various markets related to coronavirus. Among them are the options of different countries.
- On weather. Weather gives rise to disputes. In bookmakers, players can bet on the weather at the airports. Western bookmakers make more weather bets (William Hill, Ladbrokes and Sportsbet). Among them are the following positions: temperature maximum for a year or another period, as well as precipitation and temperature in the city.