Ah yes, gaming scandals and bankruptcies. Why must this be a category in gambling news by the end of each and every year?
Of most the video gaming scandals and bankruptcy news in 2015, arguably the biggest story of all was the arrest and indictment of 14 FIFA executives, but not President Sepp Blatter.
Because, unfortunately, bankruptcies and scandals are seemingly inevitable in a world that is high-stakes fortunes are won and lost in a matter of seconds.
2015 wasn’t immune to scandalous news, including a whopper involving widespread corruption at FIFA; a multi-million buck lawsuit against a star poker player who was accused of cheating; a longtime poker magazine shutting up shop; certainly one of golf’s most useful players accused of participation in an illegal gambling ring; and an alleged insider trading situation which could alter the landscape of daily fantasy sports forever.
But allow’s start towards the top.
FIFA Gets Kicked
Match-fixing in soccer during the walk out occurs on a regular basis. But so-called fixing of World Cups is an ball game that is entirely different.
Come early july, key officials within FIFA, professional soccer’s governing body, were rounded up by the Department of Justice (DoJ) and charged with widespread, systemic corruption. The charges included fraudulence, cash laundering, and bribery. All while FIFA’s President Sepp Blatter somehow avoided prosecution „Gaming Scandals and Bankruptcies in 2015: Sports and Gambling’s Megastories of the Year“ weiterlesen