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If you were to turn back in time and speak to Harry Ogden, the world's first-ever bookmaker, to turn a profit and tell him that you wanted to bet on who would win in a face-slapping contest, you might have received a strange look.
Mr Ogden operated at Newmarket Heath in the United Kingdom during the mid-1790s and concentrated his craft on horse racing, offering punters the chance to bet against their peers at even money. There were no fancy odds, special markets, or length-margin punting. It was as simple as picking your fancy, and sticking with it.
Nowadays, the range of available betting markets has expanded. While predicting whether a horse canters past the finishing line first is still in vogue, there are thousands more outcomes bettors can sink their teeth into - and some of them are rather strange!
Here's our breakdown of the top five weirdest sports to bet on: