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Italy Fixed Matches

Italy Fixed Matches


Match: Sampdoria – Venezia

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Italy Fixed Matches

Italy Fixed Matches

Fixing soccer games is a thriving business which will continue in the near and far future, unless some extreme mechanisms of control are put in place and implemented. All these illegal activities are derived from a social nature of human being, mercantile ambition, and thirst for glory and, of course, struggle for power. Every fixed match has its own character and goal. We will examine this phenomenon in three categories. First is aimed at receiving illegal profit.

Second one is usually organized by club presidents and owners. Many of them are politicians, tycoons or “Russian Oligarchs” whose living credo is “victory by all costs”. The third one is splitting game scores. Soccer in Russia is not a sport competition but rather a business to make big money; buying and selling players, millions of dollars in advertisement contracts, television and the internet shows. This chapter attempts to investigate the nature and depth of match fixing in the Russian football and offer possible solutions to curb its growth.

Yes fixed matches does Exist & there have been numerous incidences where fixed matches have been discovered in various sports.

Italy Match Fixing

One of the most notable cases was the 2006 Italian football scandal, also known as “Calcioscommesse.” The scandal involved allegations of match-fixing in Serie A and Serie B football matches in Italy, including the Italian Cup. The scandal resulted in several arrests, with prominent teams such as Juventus, AC Milan, and Lazio being implicated.

Another example of fixed matches was in cricket, where the 2013 Indian Premier League (IPL) was rocked by a betting scandal that involved players, team owners, and bookmakers. The scandal led to several arrests and a ban on the involvement of Indian cricketers in the IPL.

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