Pete Rose

Famous Sports Betting Scandals from Recent Years

In 2013, Europol, the European Union’s Joint police body, reported that it had found examples of nearly 700 soccer games around the world whose results seemed suspicious. The high number aside, the allegations of match fixing were unsurprising thanks to the low-scoring nature and commonality of soccer around the world which makes it an easier … Read moreFamous Sports Betting Scandals from Recent Years

Sports Betting and Crime

Has Sports Betting Made Criminal Activity Easier?

While the majority of sports betting establishments offer a world of thrills, hair-raising competition and unceasing entertainment, there is a large number that have unfortunately experienced a flood of criminal activity in their midst. It makes sense, considering the amount of money there is and the number of desperate individuals looking to bring in massive … Read moreHas Sports Betting Made Criminal Activity Easier?

Link between Organised Crime and Horse Racing

The Link Between Organised Crime and Horse Racing

Criminal organisations have long been drawn to horse racing. Whether they are actual fans of the sport remains to be proven, but horse racing offers them ample opportunity to ‘wash’ their dirty money and generate further income in the process. However, this isn’t the only type of crime that has been linked to horse racing, … Read moreThe Link Between Organised Crime and Horse Racing