Wagering Interest Building For FIFA World Cup In Russia

Published Saturday, April 07, 2018 - Online-Casinos.com
Wagering Interest Building For FIFA World Cup In Russia

The news these days regarding Russian interference in various government elections and spy situations has everyone questioning the idea of Russia hosting the FIFA World Cup this year. The biggest question posed by gamblers will be whether betting on the games will be fair and safe. According to reports these games are to be the most bet upon in history.

There are a number of exciting opportunities presented for gamblers wishing to bet on the matches. Even though Russia has been plagued by allegations of match fixing for decades the government of Russia is doing its best to restore the tarnished image of some athletes, while also applying strict regulations to curtail the illegal and grey area gambling activities. Illegal gambling on the World Cup 2018 may be a factor in the jurisdiction but it won’t stop people from taking advantage of the many promotions and deals available from the numerous bookies and web site offerings.

Each year the FIFA World Cup gains more interest worldwide with exciting games in South Africa and Brazil creating a benchmark for wagering strength. The games this year are filled with the possibility that a new team will challenge the favoured teams such as Spain Germany or Brazil. Argentina is poised to challenge the world best teams with Lionel Messi looking to lead the team to victory. Columbia is also a strong contender in the running for the championship.  

It seems too early to predict the outcome of the tournament but it is coming on fast and furious with the betters already proposing the possibilities that include the dark horses such as Croatia and England. Russia's first-ever World Cup will take place from June 14 to July 15 in 11 cities, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Samara, Saransk, Rostov-on-Don, Sochi, Kazan, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Nizhny Novgorod and Yekaterinburg. There have been over 100,000 tickets already sold to South Korean fans who plan to attend the matches.

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