Match Fixing - Why Do People Involved in Sport Agree to Match Fix? - Part 2
Published 12 June 2011 By: Kevin Carpenter
Kevin Carpenter's second part on corruption in sport. Now this may sound like a rhetorical question, and yes of course money is the main motivation, but in a true psychologists style there has to be reasons why some people and sports are more susceptible than others1, particularly given the professional and legal ramifications of getting caught. Further it is rarely money alone that is the sole reason for agreeing to participate in match fixing.
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- Tags: Anti-Corruption | Cricket | Gambling Act 2005 | IAAF | ICC | International Cricket Council (ICC) | Match-Fixing | UEFA
Kevin is a advisor and member of the editorial board for LawInSport, having previously acted as editor. In his day-to-day work he has two roles: as the Principal for his own consultancy business Captivate Legal & Sports Solutions, and Special Counsel for Sports Integrity at leading global sports technology and data company Genius Sports.