Sport gambling history shows it has become on of the most popular forms of gambling in the modern-day since it went online. Gambling on sports events is now hugely popular.
Sport Gambling History
Since the late 1950’s, one of the most popular types of sport gambling was entering the football pools. The object was to predict eight draws in top flight football and achieve 24 points. If you won the top prize it was a life changing win. Littlewoods, Vernons and Zetters were the major companies involved. You could enter by post or have a local agent collect your entry. The outlay was very small and many people started entering the football pools when the results were first televised. It was a hugely popular socially acceptable from of gambling.