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“Football betting – the global gambling industry worth billions”

Birkbeck Sport Business Centre’s Dr Andy Harvey commented on the issue of match-fixing in a BBC Sport feature. The article explores the growth of the sports-related gambling industry and the dangers this can bring to the integrity of sport in general and football in particular.

Dr Harvey, who is the leading researcher in the FIFPro project ‘Don’t Fix It!’, suggests that good governance is key to the fight against match-fixing, which is often instigated by organised criminal activity.

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