The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, is underway and many of the world’s top athletes are competing for the gold medal. The games began on 9th February and will end on 25th February. A total of 102 game events will take place such as freestyle skiing, figure skating, ice hockey ski jumping and many others.
Sports Betting on the Olympic Games
Many people will be putting money on their favourite sports stars. There are also different sites that offer high odds for betting during the process of the winter Olympics. Choose from the top sports betting sites in Australia that are reliable and regulated to offer such services.
For example, with hockey, you can choose to place your bets on each country’s chances of winning the gold. It seems that the Canadian men’s team is the favourite to win and take the Gold.
Also, there is a good chance that existing world records will be broken which is even more reason for you to take your chances with betting on the winter games.
Winter Olympics Medals So Far
As we have mentioned the Olympic games started on February 9th, and there are already players that have won medals. When this article was published, Germany was in the lead with 4 golds, 1 silver and 2 bronzes making the total number of medals won – 7. The Netherlands also has a total of 7 medals; making it in second place with 3 golds, 2 silvers and 2 bronzes.
Currently, Australia is on 13 with only 1 silver medal. Hopefully, as the Winter Olympics progress, there will be more medals to celebrate for Aussies.
So far, 5 Olympic records have already been broken in the Speed Skating game.
Winter Olympics News
The Russians have entered the Winter Olympics under the name Olympic Athletes from Russia (OARs). This is a punishment for the doping scandals. Russian is known for mostly being the dominating country when it comes to the Olympic games.
In other news, North Korea and South Korea have put up a united front in steps towards peace. They even marched in together during the opening ceremony with a Korean Unification Flag. However, both countries women’s teams are competing together in hockey.