People buy lotteries in the belief that they can be rich.

There is another system.

You have 10 or 15 football matches on a coupon.
You must correctly guess the results.

1 is the win for the home side.

X is the right choice for a draw.

2 is the right choice for win to the visiting side.

What is the English name for this method of gambling?
Is it pools?

Yes. The pools.

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This is popular in Europe.
In this country, most of the matches you find on the coupons are the matches in the English league.

Does it exist in Canada too?

For the best of my knowledge Canada and the USA are not famous for football.

No, not here.