GBGC’s World Cup of gambling stats continues with its “guess the finalist” quiz. Guess the identity of the final 16 team in the World Cup 2018 from clues about its gambling market.

The clues for the first quiz were as follows:

1. Currently has no legal casinos, but is thinking about it.
2. The national lottery is run by a bank.
3. Its total regulated gambling sector is worth US$4.7 billion.
4. Betting on the unlicensed “animal game” is hugely popular.

You can find more gambling data and statistics on 250+ individual gambling jurisdictions in GBGC’s 13th edition of the Global Gambling Report.

The answer is: BRAZIL