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Sports Gambling as a Financial Market

This course is fully booked (no waiting list)

Are you interested in learning more about investing, the stock market, and sports gambling? We will cover investing and betting terminology, principles, and strategies. We will also look at the similarities between sports betting and investing in the market. The course will involve using current, real world data involving actual betting lines, stocks, bonds, and other investment instruments. The aim of the course is to help you develop your knowledge and skills to make informed investing and betting decisions. Finally, we will look at investing apps and you will have the opportunity to open your own account if you are interested (with your own money of course).

Exam info and full course description

Exam info and full course description can be found in the course catalogue.

Admission Requirements

Course specific:

To apply for the course you must either be enrolled in a bachelor's degree, have a bachelor's degree or have passed a qualifying entry examination.

It is recommended that participants are familiar with microeconomics, probability and statistics. No specialized sport or financial knowledge is required.


Exchange Students: nomination from your home university

Freemovers: documentation for English Language proficiency

You can read more about the admission here.


James Francisco


Academic profile

James Francisco is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Auburn University Montgomery.