July 13, 2018
France And Croatia To Face Off In World Cup Final
Croatia VS France

France will take on Croatia in the 2018 World Cup Final set for Sunday, July 15, at 11 a.m. EST. With the title of best in the world on the line, expect both teams to come out ready for the toughest match of their lives. Both squads are full of promise and both have been tested along their path here. Which team will come out on top? Croatia are a team full of warriors. Each of their last 3 games has gone into extra time […]

July 12, 2018
Semifinals Serve Up Exciting World Cup Chapter
Croatia beats England In Semi-Finals

In the World Cup Semifinals, we had France up against Belgium and England versus Croatia. There were a lot of storylines in play. Would France avenge their Euro 2016 Final loss and make it to the World Cup Final? Could Belgium’s Golden Generation live up to the hype and play in the nation’s first ever Final? Would soccer finally come home to England and appease their grueling fanbase? Or would Croatia’s Golden Generation emulate the success of the late 90s? France and Belgium found themselves […]

July 12, 2018
Quarterfinals Narrow The Field
A collision on the football field

The 2018 World Cup Quarterfinals had Uruguay against France, Brazil against Belgium, Sweden against England and Russia against Croatia. These 8 teams fought hard to get to this point, and these matchups had a lot of promise. All the teams delivered in what turned out to be strong performances. Uruguay wasn’t expected to make it this far. Their first few games in the Group Stage were a little flat. They finally got into their rhythm towards the end of the Group Stage and into the […]

July 10, 2018
World Cup Reaches Semifinals
Soccer players ready for the big match

Out of the 32 teams that started the World Cup, the playing field has been narrowed down to 4. France will play Belgium and Croatia faces off against England in the semifinal matchups. Each team seems deserving of their spot, some more than others, but both matches will be entertaining. Tuesday’s France-Belgium fixture is being heralded as the more difficult of the semifinal games. Both teams had to navigate a tougher side of the bracket to get to this point. Belgium faced tournament favorites Brazil […]

July 5, 2018
Mississippi Hoping To Get Sports Betting Legislation Back On Track

Once upon a time, Mississippi looked to be eager to introduce legal sports betting. Development crashed out and any progress towards opening the new market stalled. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant wants lawmakers to get the ball rolling again and may call legislators into a special summer session in order to do so. Part of their focus is figuring out where to allocate revenue funds from any sports gambling operations. Mississippi appeared on LegalBettingOnline’s radar after they passed legislation clearing the way for legal sports betting […]

June 29, 2018
Round of 16 Underway In 2018 World Cup
World Cup official ball and trophy

It is time to get down to business for the 16 remaining teams in the World Cup. The point system is over and the format has switched over to elimination rounds. Some teams played the strategic card towards the end of the Group Stage in order to avoid certain squads, though if this World Cup has proved anything, it is that no team can be considered a safe opponent. Round of 16 action kicks off with France against Argentina. Both teams have been more than […]

June 29, 2018
Germany Knocked Out Of The World Cup
German Soccer Team Members

Germany completed a shocking trend in international soccer with their loss to South Korea. They are the fourth defending champion to be knocked out of the subsequent World Cup’s group stages in 5 World Cup tournaments. Germany was one of the top favorites to win the 2018 World Cup, meaning many bettors suffered some major losses after yesterday’s defeat. In 2014, Germany looked incredible. Their 7-0 rout of Brazil was all people needed to say to know they would go on to win the World […]

June 27, 2018
World Cup Games Break Records
Peru soccer team celebrating as they win first World Cup game in 40 years

This 2018 World Cup has provided some compelling storylines and we are only in the Group Stage phase of the tournament. Today’s early fixtures of Peru v. Australia and France v. Denmark continued the trend and established some history for themselves. Peru scored in and won their first World Cup game since 1978 and France-Denmark gave us the first goalless draw of the tournament. Peru was on the storybook teams in this year’s World Cup. With their last World Cup berth being back in the […]

June 27, 2018
Argentina Survives And Advances To Round Of 16
Argentina players after win during Word Cup tournament

Argentina pulled it off. For a team that looked to be in shambles and defeated, Argentina somehow mustered the perseverance to get a win over Nigeria and qualify for the World Cup’s Round of 16. There may have been a bit of luck involved, but Argentina fans are not complaining. In order for Argentina to advance to the next round, they needed a win over Nigeria and Iceland to lose against Croatia. Nigeria was coming off a strong 2-0 win over Iceland while Argentina was […]

June 25, 2018
Russia Takes First Loss Against Uruguay
Russian soccer player in World Cup

Russia, hosts of the 2018 World Cup, finally took their first loss of the tournament against what looked to be a strong Uruguayan side. The 0-3 defeat marks their worst performance of the World Cup so far and does not look good for a team about to hit the knockout rounds. Thankfully for Russia, the loss only dropped them to second place in the group where they will remain given that Saudi Arabia and Egypt have already been eliminated. Where was the Russia soccer team […]