Group Report Slump of Sports Wagers in Online Casinos
There has been reported a
major slump in sports wagers being made in online casinos and
sports betting websites this week.
Before the World Cup kicked off, bets were being made in record
numbers. One of the largest companies who studies ratings in
online casinos and sports betting websites say that the downward
turn came after England had a poor start in the World Cup and
then got knocked out in the quarter final round of the soccer
competition being held in Germany at the moment.
Online casinos and gambling sites had been experiencing record
numbers of bets being made, mainly from Europe and especially
the United Kingdom. Gamblers in the UK love to wager on all
sports events especially in online casinos and place diverse
bets, for example how many corner kicks will be taken or what
the sum is of all the numbers on the England shirts for a
specific match. The Brits also like to make elaborate spread
bets which online casinos and sports betting internet sites
The analyst experts believe that the England soccer team failed
to live up to their hype in the competition and with the added
disappointment of Michael Owens's severe injury in the beginning
of the competition, Wayne Rooney being sent off later and then
finally, captain David Beckham's injury.
In the three weeks leading up to the soccer competition, online
casinos and sports betting sites reported that they were getting
record hits from gamblers but since England exited and in the
final week leading up the their knock out the numbers of people
viewing the gambling web pages decreased significantly.
Online casinos and sports betting websites reported that the
peak came during England's second match of the competition when
the teamed played against Trinidad and Tobago, and approximately
103 million sports betting and online casinos sites were
visited. In the final week that England was in the competition
online casinos showed that the number of hits in the sports
sites and online casinos had dropped considerably to 83 million
hits. The number of hits before the competition kicked off in
Germany was 93 million hits.
These numbers are expected to dwindle even further as last
night; Germany was knocked out of the competition by Italy. This
was a significant shock for the host team who many experts
believed would win the competition. Germans are also known as
sports betting fans and are counted as one of the online casinos
The online casinos and internet sports sites believe that some
people will be raking in very large sums of cash due to the
unexpected events of the competition and many of the big guns
being sent home early.
The online casinos will have made considerable amounts of money
from the World Cup competition and a smaller proportion of
people will be making good money from the online casinos now
that the favorites to win are on their way home.