Half of the world population (3.5 billion people) manifests a genuine and unwavering interest in football.
It is nowadays the most popular sport on the Planet. Men as well as women play the wonderfull game. Although in the USA is called soccer, people show more and more interest in it.
With the growing number of football fans the betting comunity grows as well. Asians are the people who bet the most alongside Englishmen and Germans. Betting is an industry of billions of euros every year with a continues expansion.
The first bookmaker was in the United Kingdom: Harry Ogden, who opened a business in the 1790s ,and the first online bookmaker started in 1994.Today the biggest bookmakers are bwin, bet 365 and bet at home.
Football betting has never seen such a grow like in the past 10 years, evolution which would have been impossible without the help of the Internet. Today more then 80% of the betting on sports it is made online.