How to Bet on the 2022 Qatar World Cup

World Cup

The FIFA World Cup is almost upon us, with action from the biggest sports tournament in the world starting on Sunday, 20th November. Qatar was chosen to host the 22nd installment of the quadrennial, meaning this will be the first time the World Cup has visited the Arab World. With the USA, Mexico, and Canada scheduled to host World Cup 2026, the pressure is on organizers of Qatar 2022 to leave a legacy. That’s what they plan to do.

Everything is now in place, and excitement levels are rising with the start date moving ever closer. Coaches of the various national teams have selected their final squads, the officials have been chosen, and the schedule has been published. The best online sportsbooks offer betting odds on the outright winners of the World Cup as well as specials such as top goalscorer, player of the tournament, and group betting.

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Due to changes in the laws regarding online betting in the United States and Canada, as well as improvements to live streaming, Qatar 2022 will be the most-watched and most bet-on World Cup in history. Expect all previous records regarding viewing figures and bets placed to be smashed. But how do you bet on competition and match winners?

This article explains the ins and outs of World Cup betting. You’ll find information on registering an account, the best betting markets available, and how to watch the action live and for free on your mobile device. By the end of the page, you’ll be ready to get the most out of Qatar 2022, targeting a big win before the end of the year.

Registering

You can visit the full range of betting apps, and we suggest you do your homework before deciding which bookie to choose. There are many important factors, including the generosity of the welcome bonus, odds offered on the World Cup, and features like in-play betting, cash-out, and free live streaming.

When you have chosen the bookie for you, it’s time to register an account. There’s no getting around it; it’s required before you can place a bet or enjoy any of the benefits offered by the gambling app. Registration takes just a few moments to complete. 

Welcome bonus

Visit the homepage of the bookie you wish to join and click the Register button. Fill in the registration form, providing your name, age, email address, and all other required information. Please don’t leave any fields blank, as it could delay your account. 

Create a username and password, then make your first $10 or more deposit before placing a sportsbook wager. When that bet results, the bookie will drop a free bet welcome bonus into your account balance, which you can use to gamble on the World Cup.

Betting

Now that your betting account is live, it’s time to find that World Cup wager. Click the sports tab and then Qatar 2022 or World Cup 2022 from the bookies’ sports navigation. You’ll uncover all upcoming matches with markets and betting odds attached. There’s also outright betting on the winners, runners-up, group winners, top scorers, and more.

Click the outright betting market or the fixture you wish to add to your bet slip. The odds will be displayed for each selection, and you must click them on your laptop or mobile to add to your selections. Input a stake, check everything to ensure you are happy, and then click to confirm. Your bet will become live and can’t be changed. The traders will add a cash-out amount.

Watching

If you have placed a bet on the outcome of a match, the top bookies allow you to watch the play for free on an HD-quality live stream. Once you have downloaded the betting app to your smartphone, click the live stream tab and the game you want to watch. The live stream will begin broadcasting at the official kick-off time. 

You will love the coverage. It has everything from live streaming to expert commentary, in-play betting odds, and updated scores. Everything you need to enjoy the show from home or when out and about. Never again will you suffer the pain of missing the big match.

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