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William Hill: Worldwide World Cup Wagers


William Hill: Worldwide World Cup Wagers

LONDON, Sept. 7 RNewswire-AsiaNet/ -- Following the qualifying games at the weekend, internet bookmakers William Hill ( have made Argentina and Brazil 5/1 joint favourites to win the 2002 World Cup, which is already shaping up to become the world's biggest ever betting event.

"The 2002 World Cup is certain to stimulate a world wide betting turnover well in excess of 100 million pounds sterling, making it the biggest betting event of all time", said Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Hills, who are taking bets from punters in 100 countries, also offer: 6/1 France, 9/1 Italy, 11/1 Holland, 12/1 Spain, 20/1 England, Germany, Nigeria; 25/1 Czech rep., Portugal; 33/1 Uruguay, Yugoslavia; 40/1 Croatia, Sweden; 50/1 Colombia, Mexico, Romania, Russia, Turkey; 66/1 Norway, 80/1 Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, Denmark, Japan, S. Korea; 100/1 Morocco, Paraguay, Poland, S. Africa, Ukraine; 125/1 Rep. of Ireland, 150/1 Austria, Ecuador, Ghana, Peru, Tunisia; 200/1 Australia, Scotland, USA; 250/1 Greece, 400/1 Bulgaria, Switzerland; 500/1 N. Ireland, 1000/1 Wales.

Hills Latest World Cup Groups Odds:

GROUP 1: 5/6 Yugoslavia, 6/5 Russia, 9/1 Slovenia, 16/1 Switzerland, 750/1 Faroe Islands, 1500/1 Luxembourg.

GROUP 2: 10/11 Holland, 6/5 Portugal, 6/1 Rep. of Ireland, 40/1 Cyprus, 250/1 Estonia, 10,000/1 Andorra.

GROUP 3: 4/11 Czech Rep., 9/4 Denmark, 16/1 Bulgaria, 33/1 Iceland, 40/1 Northern Ireland, 1500/1 Malta.

GROUP 4: 8/11 Sweden, 5/4 Turkey, 8/1 Slovakia, 66/1 Macedonia, 250/1 Moldova, 2500/1 Azerbaijan.

GROUP 5: 11/8 Norway, 2/1 Ukraine, 2/1 Poland, 25/1 Belarus, 50/1 Wales, 80/1 Armenia.

GROUP 6: Evens Croatia, 7/4 Belgium, 11/4 Scotland, 80/1 Latvia, 5000/1 San Marino.

GROUP 7: 1/6 Spain, 6/1 Austria, 7/1 Israel, 33/1 Bosnia- Herz.

GROUP 8: 2/5 Italy, 9/4 Romania, 10/1 Hungary, 50/1 Georgia, 66/1 Lithuania.

GROUP 9: 11/10 England, 11/10 Germany, 9/1 Greece, 14/1 Finland, 150/1 Albania.



SOURCE: William Hill

CONTACT: Graham Sharpe of William Hill, +44-208-918-3731

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