Any profits made from the market will be donated to the charity, so we are really hoping that our users get involved in the fun and back their country.
Gibraltar (PRWEB) July 30, 2007
PartyBets.com has announced that they will be taking bets on teams participating in the Homeless World Cup football tournament and will donate all proceeds of this market to the Homeless World Cup organisation.
This is the fifth time that the annual tournament has taken place and it runs from 29 July- 4 August in Copenhagen, with 500 players from across the globe, who are currently excluded and homeless taking their once in a lifetime opportunity to represent their country and change their lives forever. The competition is also backed by UEFA.
48 nations will take part in the 7 day event, with teams from as far a field as Uganda, Kazakhstan, Brazil and Canada all traveling to the Danish capital. Russia are current favourites at 7/1, whilst other contenders include Poland at 10/1 and England at 15/1.
A PartyBets.com spokesman said, "We're delighted to be involved in such a worthwhile project. Research from the 2006 event showed that 73% of the players involved actually changed their lives for the better after participating."
"Any profits made from the market will be donated to the charity, so we are really hoping that our users get involved in the fun and back their country."
Mel Young, Founder & President, Homeless World Cup said, ""Get into the tournament, support your favourite team through their tears and triumphs, as they all vie to become Homeless World Cup champions. One thing is certain - your money is supporting the tremendous power of sport to change lives, to change the world. All monies raised from PartyBets will go into the grassroots development of the national street soccer projects working with the Homeless World Cup to make football available to people who are currently homeless and excluded all year round."
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Event contact: Kat Byles, Homeless World Cup Press Office, Mobile: +44 (0)7901 701 33 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Skype: Katbyles