The 2022 Southeast Asia Games (SEA Games) have officially ended, and Philippine Athletes had a strong showing earning over 50 medals at this year’s event.
The total medal count for team Philippines was 51 after a late push by the Gilas woman’s basketball team and PH boxers Clark Bautista, Rogen Ladon, and Olympic medalist Eumir Marcial who all earned gold medals on the final day of the competition.
The 31st SEA Games was held in Hanoi, Vietnam, and featured 526 events across 40 separate sports. There were 5,467 athletes from 11 Asian countries: Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Brunei, and Timor-Leste.
Total Medal Count
The overall medal winner of the SEA Games was Vietnam, with 446 total medals, 206 of which were gold. In second place was Thailand, with 329 total medals, 93 of which were gold. Indonesia was third place with 240 total medals, 69 of which were gold.
The Philippines national team came in fourth in the total medal count, a strong showing. The PH national team combined for 228 total medals, 51 of which were gold.
Betting on the SEA Games and Olympic Style Events
When it comes to betting on the SEA Games and other Olympic-style events, the best place for Filipinos to wager on these activities is with online sportsbooks. Sports betting with legal sports betting sites is allowed under current PH gambling laws only if the site operates outside of the country.
In addition to Olympic-style events, you will also find odds for other popular sports, including betting on boxing, soccer, martial arts, politics, and many more. Many online sportsbooks will now accept Cryptocurrency and popular altcoins to make online sports betting sites more desirable and easier to fund and withdraw winnings.
Betting with Bitcoin
There is no doubt that Bitcoin is the leader in online digital currency, and Philippine online betting sites have noticed as many sites now accept Bitcoin. While betting with Bitcoin is a little more difficult than entering a bank card number, the rewards are much greater with lucrative bonus offers, faster payouts, and additional perks.