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Betting operators give World Cup all-clear

By SAPA-AP | Jul 20, 2010 | COMMENTS [ 0 ]

European betting operators say they found no evidence of suspicious wagers made on World Cup football matches.

Bookmakers' monitoring system, the European Sports Security

Association, said Tuesday that it investigated bets made before and

during the month long tournament for possible links to attempts at


The ESSA is part of a network of early warning systems alerting

FIFA and other sports federations to betting-related corruption.

FIFA said last week it found no indication of attempts to fix

any of the 64 World Cup matches.

FIFA operated a telephone hot line in South Africa for players,

referees and officials to report approaches by match-fixers.


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