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Italy

/ 217 days ago

Sandro Tonali has an addiction to gambling, says player's agent

The agent of Sandro Tonali has come forward to say that his player has a gambling addiction. Tonali recently exited the Italy national team prematurely during a probe analyzing bets. He is one of three players currently under fire for placing bets. However, there is still no information on the sporting integrity of these claimed […]

Italy

/ 223 days ago

Juve midfielder faces ban amid illegal gambling probe

Juventus midfielder Nicolo Fagioli could face a ban similar to his teammate Paul Pogba, as he is currently under investigation for illegal gambling. The midfielder is allegedly at the center of a probe surrounding illegal online betting platforms. Italian chief prosecutor in Turin, Enrica Gabetta, confirmed the investigation but did not divulge any other information. […]

Aston Villa

/ 334 days ago

Aston Villa agrees partnership with controversial betting firm

Aston Villa has announced an official partnership with betting company BK8. The three-year deal will include having the betting firm's logo on the front of Villa's jerseys. However, the agreement has not gone over well with the club's supporters. BK8 previously found themselves in hot water after using sexually provocative advertisements in 2021. The firm's […]

Brentford

/ 361 days ago

Betting addiction diagnosis got Toney ban reduced by 3 months

The Football Association revealed Ivan Toney was officially diagnosed with a betting addiction. Because of this discovery, his suspension was eventually reduced by three months. The news comes after the FA published its findings on Friday during an investigation on the issue. The governing body of the sport in England initially wanted to hit Toney […]

Brazil

/ 376 days ago

Colorado Rapids suspend midfielder in gambling probe

The Colorado Rapids have suspended attacking midfielder Max Alves due to the player's connection with sports gambling. The club avoided naming the player in their official statement released on Wednesday night. Nevertheless, sources at ESPN and Brazilian outlet O Globo have claimed that the player was certainly involved. “We are aware of the reports regarding […]

English Football

/ 404 days ago

Premier League teams ban betting sponsors on jerseys

Premier League clubs have voted to ban betting sponsors on the fronts of kits. Top flight teams will, however, allow these betting company logos on shirt sleeves and inside stadiums. This ban will go into effect at the start of the 2026/27 season. "The announcement follows an extensive consultation involving the league, its clubs and […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 417 days ago

Premier League clubs to ban betting sponsors on front of shirts

The Premier League appears set to ban betting company logos as sponsors on the front of jerseys. A decision on the move was reportedly discussed at a meeting of English top flight clubs on Thursday. According to The Times, the ban should be agreed upon to avoid government intervention. The news outlet also claims that […]

Brentford

/ 447 days ago

Ivan Toney accepts charges of betting rules violations

Brentford striker Ivan Toney has accepted charges of breaking the Football Association's betting rules. Toney, 26, was previously charged with 262 rule violations back in November and December. He has, however, denied some of these allegations. News of the charges was first announced in November when the FA claimed that the striker broke 232 betting […]
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Leagues: MLS

/ 4116 days ago

Why MLS is Not Immune From Match Fixing

Joe Thomas is a (fictional) 23 year old defender who is in his second year playing in MLS.  He was drafted out of a local university in the second round.  He is from a blue collar family and his father was laid off his longtime manufacturing job four years ago; Joe would not have been […]