Chinese officials claim soccer corruption influenced by online casinos
November 23, 2009, 10:51 am (9 years ago)
Chinese officials claim that the corruption of the soccer competition is caused by the match-fixing and that this is influenced by the online gambling and Internet casinos. Players attracted to the bribery are suspected of throwing matches and intentionally playing falsely under the supervision of sports gambling criminals.
To remove the sport of manipulated corruption, the Ministry of Public Security is arranging a nationalized attempt to stop illegitimate soccer gambling, and penalize players who assist gaming manipulators. The national blocks on Internet transmissions, known as the Great Firewall, tries to avoid all online gambling, in addition to restrain political is going to and limit free speech.
The Ministry has arrested some of renowned players as well, including Leng Bo of the Shandong team, for advocating influence amongst players to gambling outfits. Leng is a retired player who allegedly enticed younger players to sell their honesty for gambling purposes.