Players wagered millions at bookie businesses when Euro 2020 kicked off. In Scotland, sportsbooks expected a massive turnout as their national team return to the major European tournament after twenty-three years.
Bookie pay per head services predicted that players spent around $20 million in wagers on the Scotland vs. England match. Bets by the Tartan Army and other fans before Friday’s game at Wembley are even set to surpass aggregates spent on Old Firm cup finals.
Euro 2020 Kicked Off
Bookie pay per head services specialists said that even without the crunch English players spending their money, bookies would succeed during the game against England. Scotland fans are happy that the national team returned to the major competition following 23 years. Thus, they were expected to spend a lot of money to wager on the game.
Most wagers made on Euro 2020 are for patriotic reasons. However, there was some money for France to win the tournament. If Scotland wins the tournament, the entire nation will be on holiday based on their potential winnings.
Although World Cup wins are special, the fact that Scotland is part of the tournament is significant for Scottish fans. The last time they qualified for the tournament was in 1998. During that time, you still need to go to dark sports betting shop to wager on the games.
At present, technology improved. People can now wager on football games from their homes using mobile devices.
Scotland’s Euro 2020 campaign started on Monday against the Czech Republic. They faced England Friday. Lastly, they would meet Croatia on Tuesday in Hampden.