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Match-Fixing

  • Wladimir Andreff
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Part of the Palgrave Pivots in Sports Economics book series (PAPISE)

Abstract

Among the variety of match-fixing situations, this chapter focuses on those where the object of the fix is primarily to obtain a sporting loss, often in view to getting a financial return from an associated betting scheme. Soccer gathers the great bulk of match-fixing cases namely in the European Big Five leagues but also in other leagues worldwide. Match-fixing has globalised together with football economic globalisation, sometimes using club ownership as a lever. Match-fixing has spread to cricket, baseball, basketball, American football, boxing, tennis, figure skating, snooker, sailing, among other sports, including some amateur sports.

Keywords

Match-fixing Fix Betting Economic globalisation Soccer 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wladimir Andreff
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  1. 1.Centre d’Economie de la SorbonneUniversity Paris 1 Panthéon-SorbonneParisFrance

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