Since virtual sports betting isn’t at all reliant on actual sports events taking place, it’s ideal for those bettors who enjoy betting on several types of sports during the on-season as well as the off-season. Virtual sorts betting essentially makes it possible to 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, bet on our favourite sports.
But since virtual sports betting is also a relatively new concept, not everyone understands how it works or how to get started betting on virtual sports. Herewith then, an introduction to what and the how of betting on virtual sports.
Virtual Sports Betting Explained
Starting with the very basics, the outcome of a virtual sports game or event is determined by a Random Number Generator – not unlike the technology typically used in online slots. This makes virtual sports betting both super-exciting as well as a thing decided by a mix of chance and an analysis of the provided odds. Since the different brands of software driving virtual sports events are all based on non-bias algorithms, the winner of a race or event too, is picked randomly and free from bias.
It is for this very reason that some bettors prefer virtual sports betting, while others prefer to stick to purely traditional forms of betting on sports. People differ in the types of games and entertainment they prefer, and so virtual sports betting isn’t everybody’s cup of tea. This doesn’t deride the fact that virtual sports betting is just about the most fun anyone can have on a computer or mobile device.
Virtual Sports Betting Features
Since more and more bettors are showing an interest in virtual sports betting, resulting in more and more online bookies and entertainment giants offering virtual betting products, the graphics and features associated with virtual sports betting are becoming more and more technologically advanced – let alone impressive.
Virtual matches and events are all modelled on real-life sports, stadiums, pitches, and racetracks. Most events even include a team of commentators sharing their in-event opinions as the action progresses on the track or field.
A particularly nice touch is that some bookies have even started to incorporate fans singing club- and national anthems! This makes the entire experience as close to real as it can possibly get.
What Are The Advantages?
The advantages of betting on virtual sports, especially from an entertainment point of view, are practically endless. Advantages include:
- Easy and instant: bets are wagered with the simple click of a mouse. Most bookies offer races and games as often as at 90-second intervals, with each race or match lasting for approximately 3 minutes on average.
- No sports betting experience required: since virtual sports betting by its very nature eradicates the need for previous sports betting experience, anyone should find it easy to understand and simple to get started.
- It’s never-ending: since games and events are streamed 24-hours a day, there’s never a shortage of betting action or variety.