Welcome to Sports Illustrated's Gambling 101 where we are teaching you the terms you need to know to be a better bettor.
Steadily growing in popularity are Future bets.. and yes it's exactly what it sounds like.
A bet that you can place on an event that will take place in the future.
Major championships like the NFL Super Bowl or NBA Finals are very popular future options and bettors receive fixed odds on the eventual championship.
Future prices are rich during a preseason and will fluctuate as the season plays out.
So if you can't wait to get in on the action- you don't have to- place a future bet my friend! If you need some help don't worry Sports Illustrated is here! We'll see you next time for another Gambling 101.