Dutch Police to Investigate Match Fixing
This is said to be the first inquiry of its kind
According to reports, the Dutch police are currently investigating claims of match fixing after substantial bets were placed on a footballer to receive a yellow card during an Eredivisie game.
This is said to be the first spot-fixing inquiry of its kind. The authorities were alerted of the issue when various unusual gambling patterned were noticed. One individual placed 5 consecutive bets which totalled to €3,000 ($3,625), winning €13,000 as a result. Another two players won around €1,000 each by making the same prediction.
“The Netherlands is a kind of blind spot. Until now we’ve never had a match-fixing case that led to a prosecution. I welcome the fact that the public prosecution service are going to see if there is more to this case.”
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