Sports Betting Revenues Hitting High During FIFA World Cup

The soccer World Cup every four years is one of the most popular sporting event not only for the viewers but for the sports betting fans as well. Bookmakers worldwide and on the internet take bets from all over the world. This years FIFA World Cup was no different so far.

An estimated $ 2 billion is wagered by the sports bettors with, countries like England, Italy among the leaders.

The bookmaking agencies’ knowing this is their time to attract a lot of new customers, offer a great selection of odds. Sports websites offer huge selection of FIFA world cup odds available for the football fans.

You can choose to place a bet while the game is being played for example, this is called live betting, it gives you a little bit of an advantage by letting you watch the game and based on what you see, making your selection. This is a good way of giving you times to examine if the team you want to bet on is in a good shape or not.

Of course one of the most popular bets is picking the World Cup winner. This year’s big favorite Brazil is still alive, played some great soccer so far. Needless to say sports bettors placed a lots of money on them, approximately 33 % of the bettors selected Brazil as the team to win it all.

If you think you are capable of picking the right result not only for the game, but for the halftime as well, then you should choose the halftime/fulltime double result betting option, although there are much more to choose from if you go this route, the rewards are much higher as well.

The FIFA World Cup will be over after the 15th of July, when the two best teams in tournament will meet face-to-face to decided who is the World Champion.