The FIFA World Cup is here once again and the tournament with the largest viewership globally is sure to see much money changing hands in terms of sports betting.
Wonkie wonders whether the host country this year, South Africa, would have been better off coordinating some kind of national betting pool to recover some of the exorbitant costs it incurred to host the sporting event. According to a BBC sports news report last year, the UK alone will place over a billion pounds in World Cup betting over the course of the tournament.
The websites below offer some great special offers if you’d like to place your 2010 bets online – go on, click on one of them and give it a try – a small wager certainly makes the games more entertaining to watch!
Very long-established in the betting game and one of the most sophisticated platforms is betfair – they are based in the UK and even allow you to bet directly against other players: