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Reports Of Footballers Breaching Betting Rules Are 'Tip Of The Iceberg'

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 02 / 24 / 17

A sport integrity expert said that new figures showing that 53 footballers have been reported over potential breaches of betting rules are the "tip of the iceberg," according to the BBC. Former FIFA and Interpol adviser Chris Eaton said that only "naive or careless players" will be caught. The figur...

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