Betting on soccer games is a very popular and common thing for enthusiasts to do. It may be for fun, or even as a serious profession.
If it is legal to bet where you are, then it can be done quite easily. In some countries, e.g. South Africa, you can bet online, over the phone, via cellphone, or on tabs. It all depends on the individual. Each bet can cost a certain amount. Some companies offer a set amount that can be bet, and others offer a minimum and maximum amount, with the bet-placer choosing how much to bet.
If a set price is set per bet, then the bet-placer will have to buy a lot of bets in order to increase his winnings, if he wins on his bets. This also means that he could bet on a lot of different bets, increasing his chances of winning, and getting his money back.
When betting on soccer there are also different rules and codes that are followed when filling in forms and placing bets, but these are usually all explained on the website or the card. In South Africa, there has been a special Soccer6 bet put in place, by the operators of the horseracing tote. This bet is very similar to betting on pools in the SA and increases winnings if the bet-placer can correctly handicap the soccer card.
In South Africa, betting on soccer has become very popular and has been paying out quite a bit to the fortunate winners of the bets. A lot of people earn a little extra money this way, and are very successful. Although betters must be careful not to overspend, as gambling is seen as addictive. A better or gambler must know when to stop, and when they have had enough. Once people start betting, it can get difficult to stop, and many people gamble their savings away by doing this. This is where caution and restriction come into play, as well as responsibility.
So when betting on soccer, play responsibly, but also have fun in the process. Betting on soccer can be worth the effort, or can cost money; it all depends on your bet.