The 2022 FIFA World Cup is underway in Qatar. The tournament began on November 20th, the quarterfinals are scheduled to take place this Friday and Saturday, followed by the semi-finals on December 13th and 14th, and the World Cup Finals on December 18th.
The World Cup is the most bet on sporting event worldwide every four years and I expect many new bettors to be interested in placing bets on the World Cup online. For this reason, I’ve added this simple “how to” guide for residents of Arizona, Colorado and Utah looking to bet on the World Cup.
Follow the 3 steps outlined below to get bets in on the FIFA World Cup within minutes.
Step 1. Visit BetOnline.ag and Open An Account
Click the above link, select ‘Join Now’ on the landing page and fill out the short form to open your account.
BetOnline is our top rated betting site for American residents looking to bet on the World Cup. They are an offshore betting site that has served the American betting market since 2004 and offers a wide variety of World Cup bets with fair odds. Here’s our full review.
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Step 2. Deposit
After logging into your account click on the ‘Deposit’ button in the top right corner of the screen. Choose a deposit method and complete the steps to fund your account. BetOnline accepts deposits via Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Bitcoin, Ethereum and more.
Use bonus code BOL1000 when making your deposit to opt-in to the 50% up to $1000 first deposit bonus offered by BetOnline.
Step 3. Place Your World Cup Bets
To bet on any of the World Cup matches open the ‘2022 World Cup’ drop down menu in the BetOnline sportsbook and select ‘Knockout Stage’ -> ‘2022 World Cup’. Check out our soccer betting section for an explanation of the popular bets you can make on a soccer match.
Here is a screenshot of the odds for the Netherlands vs Argentina quarterfinal match (odds taken December 7th):
You can also bet on futures & props on the World Cup, such as betting on which team will win the tournament or advance from each group. You can find these betting lines by opening the ‘2022 World Cup’ drop down menu and selecting ‘2022 World Cup Futures’ followed by any of the futures categories.
Sports Betting Legality in the USA
At the current time legal sports betting is available in about half the states in the USA. In addition to the licensed sportsbooks, USA residents also have the option to bet through offshore betting sites such as BetOnline.ag.
Arizona Sports Betting
Legal sports betting arrive in Arizona in September of 2021. There are currently 18 licensed online sportsbooks operating in Arizona, so residents have several sportsbook options in addition to the offshore betting site I mentioned above.
Colorado Sports Betting
Legal sports betting went live in Colorado back in May of 2020. There is a huge selection of licensed betting sites available in Colorado with most of the State’s 30+ casinos have launched their own authorized sportsbook app.
Utah Sports Betting
Utah does not seem open to offering regulated sports betting anytime in the near future. For Utah residents, offshore betting sites will remain the only option for the foreseeable future.
**Everyone from Utah can place their World Cup bets online at BetOnline.ag, which is licensed and regulated in Panama. **Arizona and Colorado bettors can also choose to use BetOnline in addition to any of the many licensed betting sites offering in each state.
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