Post Tagged with: "#Olympics"

Opening Ceremony

July 27, 2012 3:02 pm0 comments
Opening Ceremony

People are pouring into the city. There is no doubt about it. It takes something special to noticeably swell the ranks of one of the greatest cities in the world and that something is the Olympic games. Citius, Altus, Fortus. By its very nature the Olympic games lends itself to […]

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Britain “not in a position” to prevent Olympics match fixing

July 26, 2012 1:00 pm0 comments
Britain “not in a position” to prevent Olympics match fixing

Industry experts have expressed their concerns that match fixing and sports fraud will pose a serious threat to the London Olympics, which are due to start in a few days, since offshore operators cannot be obliged to share information with sporting bodies, the UK Gambling Commission (GC) or the London Organising […]

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Interview – Sigrid Ligné, Secretary General of the EGBA.

July 7, 2012 1:20 pm0 comments
Interview – Sigrid Ligné, Secretary General of the EGBA.

The European gambling and gaming market are experiencing dynamic times. In many of the major markets, gambling and gaming laws have been or are being amended and a number of recent developments have taken place throughout Europe. Michiel Willems spoke to Sigrid Ligné, Secretary General of the European Gaming and Betting Association, […]

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London Olympics “not immune” to match fixing and sports fraud

July 4, 2012 9:10 am0 comments
London Olympics “not immune” to match fixing and sports fraud

LONDON – With less than four weeks to go before the London 2012 Olympic Games commence, organisers, gambling businesses and sports federations are stepping up efforts to stem match fixing and suspicious betting patterns ahead of the Olympic Games, which kick off on 27 July in East London. James Cook, […]

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Does anyone care about Lords Reform?

June 17, 2012 9:22 am0 comments
Does anyone care about Lords Reform?

On Wednesday a parliamentary bill to introduce a mainly elected House of Lords will be published. Inside the so-called ‘Westminster bubble’, MPs are jostling for position while trying to work out who will support the Government’s plans and who will vote against the proposed legislation. The bill has strong support […]

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