Anyone who wants to have a bet on any sporting event these days is simply going to have to sign up to an online or mobile sportsbook or betting site.
There are hundreds of them available, and it is true to say that no matter where you live in the world you are going to find more than enough betting sites that will happily accept your bets and wagers, no matter what it is you fancy placing a bet on!
However, whilst many people will simply place a bet before their chosen sporting event or fixture has started, a new generation of punters have discovered the joys and benefits to be had by making use of something that is known as an in-play betting market.
What an in-play betting market allows punters to do is to place bets and wagers on a whole host of different sporting events, but only once those events have got under way.
Take for example a soccer match, when any match starts then an in-play betting market will go live and punters are able to bet on a range of different outcomes of the match as it is in progress.
That does of course open up a huge array of betting possibilities, and more and more people are now using their mobile devices as the way that they access an in-play betting market, and many people actually place those types of bets when they are at the stadium where for example a soccer match is being played!
One thing that does however need pointing out about an in-play betting market is that you do have to act quickly when placing your bets and wagers.
For it is the odds compliers who are busily working behind the scenes on such a market that will be adjusting the odds on certain things happening as a match is in play.
So for example if one team scores a goal the goal scoring teams associated odds for winning the match will instantly decrease when that goal has been scored but also the odds on the other team winning that match will be increased too.
You really are going to find that in-play betting opportunities are going to be giving you a huge range of additional and some would say much more exciting betting opportunities, and as virtually all online and mobile betting sites and sportsbook have them available you are not going to find it too difficult to find one that will allow you to place a sports related bet once a sporting event has started.