The rapid improvement of technology has provided the world with an incredible new era with boundless exciting new opportunities. And while the age-old pursuit of sports betting was big in popularity before the turn of the millennium, the advent of online and streaming technology has in turn created a whole host of exciting new opportunities for sports betting. One of these has been the highly popular new innovation of live in-play sports betting. But how does this new way of betting compare to another very popular, and more traditional, sports betting option, namely the futures bet? To answer this, one must understand what each are.