Sports You Can Bet On Despite Coronavirus

All of the major sports in the United States have been shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, leaving sports bettors with limited betting options. Other countries around the world have shut down their sports as well, eliminating the top international sports to bet on, at least for now.

Sportsbooks continue to search for new sports to offer on their betting sites. There are still a few events in parts of the world that are being played. Here is a list of the sports that you can bet on that have odds offered at the top online sportsbooks.

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The 2020 NFL Draft

Professional football’s draft will look a little different this year with COVID but will go on in a modified more virtual format. Still, the excitement of the NFL Draft is right around the corner.

We have some favorite NFL Draft wagers for the event, which begins on Thursday, April 23rd at 7 PM EST and runs through Sunday.

BET ON THE 2020 NFL DRAFT AT  MyBookie sportsbook

Taiwanese Baseball

Baseball is back, in Taiwan. The Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) is now in full swing and bettors will have odds on games daily but at the professional and minor league level.

BET ON BASEBALL AT  MyBookie sportsbook

Nicaraguan Baseball

We don’t have the full schedule, but professional baseball is happening in Nicaragua. You will be able to find all of the odds available for these games at a variety of online sportsbooks. Hey, it’s professional baseball!

Get your Nicaraguan Baseball odds and lines at any of these top betting sites:

Belarusian Premier League Soccer

Belarus is one of the few European countries to not impose a restriction on social distancing or crowds with soccer matches. There are several matches this week on Friday the 24th and Saturday the 25th.

BET ON SOCCER AT  MyBookie sportsbook

Taiwanese Chinese Taipei SBL Basketball

Despite their close proximity to China – Taiwan has controlled COVID-19 surprisingly well. They are now in the finals, with Taiwan Beer and Yulon Luxgen facing off in a three-game series beginning on the 21st.

BET ON BASKETBALL AT  MyBookie sportsbook

Russian Liga Pro Short Hockey 

Frankly, we’re not even sure what “short hockey” is, but you can bet on it. BetOnline has odds on the Russian hockey league that is still moving forward with their season. There are hockey games available all week.

BET ON HOCKEY AT  BetOnline sportsbook

Russian and Ukrainian Table Tennis

It’s not exactly Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal, but both Russia and Ukraine have not opted to halt their table tennis leagues. There are matches available daily at

BET ON TABLE TENNIS AT  MyBookie sportsbook

League of Legends eSports

League of Legends has barely missed a beat, despite the crisis. There are all sorts of action from North America, Korea, China, and other leagues.

BET ON LEAGUE OF LEGENDS AT  BetOnline sportsbook

Counter-Strike eSports

There is also a lof CSGO action during this pandemic. The CS:GO: Road to Rio and CS:GO Loot Cup take place this week. Matches are all week and into the weekend.

BET ON CS:GO AT  MyBookie sportsbook

Other Sports & Events You Can Bet On

Despite not being the most popular sports around the world, there are still plenty of options for fans. Here are some other sports that you can bet on:

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