Is China cracking down on World Cup betting out of spite?

TAGs: Chinese gambling crackdown

Chinese authorities have been cracking down on online gambling and other ‘social evils’ and they’re taking particular delight in going after World Cup bettors. Could this be because the Chinese SUCK at footie? Seriously, think about it. They’ve got the world’s largest population from which to form a squad, yet they’ve qualified for World Cup play exactly ONCE (in 2002) and even then they failed to score a goal. So, is China’s antagonistic stance on World Cup gambling really based defending the country’s ‘morality’, or does it have more to do with green-eyed jealousy? Read more.


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