Since ancient times, human beings have been expressing keen interest in knowing their or others’ future, which is the primary driving force for people to bet on sports events. The bettors find both thrill and money as the profit of their betting. Legal or illegal betting is popular among various sports such as horse racing, motor racing, football, cricket, boxing, and rugby. From the psychological perspective, sports betting is considered both therapy for stress relief and an addiction depending on the participants’ mental health.
People who bet:
As mentioned earlier, betting in sports requires informative analysis from the participants, which can be considered a scale of success and improves the creative, analytical skills of a better. On the other hand, it also leads to some major negative impacts on society. People bet in sports for various reasons, including thrill, money profit, and daily working depression relief. The thrill during a betting generates the hormone; Adrenaline in the participant’s body, might help them in stress relief. However, a large amount of Adrenaline generation could cause cardiac failure by increasing heartbeats and blood pressure. A static survey states that 26% of sports bettors are in the age category between 18-24, and most of them are college students (24%).
Betting is not the only solution to compensate for the thrill’s social search; there are many other alternatives presented, such as sky diving and mountain driving. For instance, a stressful worker might occasionally spend his/her spare time in betting, sky diving, or mountain climbing. Why do you worry? If we have many options and solutions to one problem. I believe everyday life is itself the most thrilling ride than those options above.