Exclusive: Brits ready to splash £300m in World Cup flutter

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By Leah Montebello BRITISH punters are set to splash over £300m during the Qatar World Cup, according to new data from gambling titan Flutter. As owner of Paddy Power, Sky Bet and Betfair UK, Flutter said the tournament would undoubtedly be the biggest betting event of the year – on track to surpass the 2018 World Cup figures, which saw €136bn staked based on FIFA-led analysis. Aside from the hopeful England and Wales fans, Flutter is also banking on a wider international reach, with surges expected in Australia, as well as the USA thanks to its prized Stateside business Fanduel. However, at 1…

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