Betting Offences in UK Law

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  • Betting Misconduct In Sport – Tennis And Cricket
    • Mondaq UK
    • 5 de Enero de 2018
    ......The offences are far reaching and cover solicitation, bribery, intentions to negatively influence a player's best efforts, the provision of inside information and ......
  • “Bribery” In Football: What Are the Legal Consequences?
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    • 29 de Noviembre de 2013
    The top story in the UK media today is about alleged corruption in English football. Someone said to be a “fixer” for betting syndicates was secretly recorded boasting that the results of English l...
    ......Someone said to be a “fixer” for betting syndicates was secretly recorded boasting that the results of English ... Act, along with fraud , money-laundering and conspiracy offences. The Bribery Act carries a maximum sentence of ten years and large fines ......
  • Football Bribery: Jail for Ex-players and middlemen
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    • Reed Smith LLP
    • 30 de Abril de 2015
    A former professional football player, Delroy Facey, has been convicted and imprisoned for offences under the UK Bribery Act. The BBC reports the conviction and sentence here. If you love sport it’...
    ...... player, Delroy Facey, has been convicted and imprisoned for offences under the UK Bribery Act. The BBC reports the conviction and sentence ... with a group who wanted to fix matches in order to profit from betting markets. Facey and another footballer were to identify players amenable to ......
  • GDPR And Sport: Make Sure That You're On The Ball!
    • Mondaq UK
    • 11 de Mayo de 2018
    ...... rather than fixing a match? The sharing of information between betting operators and governing bodies about suspect sports betting (e.g. under a ... a key tool in the investigation and prosecution of disciplinary offences, and it will be interesting to see how broadly they are applied. ......
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