20% of UK Internet users were visiting gambling sites during FIFA World Cup

Almost 20% of UK online population (2,881,000 users total) during the second week of the 2006 FIFA World Cup visited a sports or gambling website. Sports and gambling websites averaged a Unique Audience of 2.71 mln in the first two weeks of the World Cup compared to 2.10 mln in the four weeks preceding the World Cup, Nielsen//NetRatings says.

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