Impact of Sports Betting and Corruption: Reflections from Uganda

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Abstract

This chapter focuses on Uganda as one country with the insidious threat of sports betting and corruption with all its attendant manifestations. It seeks to examine how the national laws have sought to, or have failed to, regulate sports betting and gaming; how far have the sports bodies been ready to handle this affliction? Have the socio-economic factors contributed to this nascent problem? How has the impact of globalization, liberalization of trade markets, information age and consumerism been? How have the people’s cultural dispositions been conducive to this malaise? Finally, some recommendations for the future are presented in the conclusion section.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.M/s Kigozi Ssempala Mukasa Obonyo (KSMO) AdvocatesKampalaUganda

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