Ah yes, gaming scandals and bankruptcies. Why must this be a category in gambling news at the conclusion of every 12 months?
Of all the video gaming scandals and bankruptcy news in 2015, arguably the story that is biggest of all of the had been the arrest and indictment of 14 FIFA executives, but not President Sepp Blatter.
Because, unfortunately, bankruptcies and scandals are apparently inevitable in a high-stakes world where fortunes are won and lost in a matter of seconds.
2015 had not been 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 closing up shop; certainly one of golf’s best players accused of involvement in an illegal gambling ring; and an alleged insider trading situation that will alter the landscape of daily dream activities forever.
But allow’s start at the top.
FIFA Gets Kicked
Match-fixing in soccer at the walk out takes place all the time. But alleged fixing of World Cups can be 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 avoi Continue reading “Video Gaming Scandals and Bankruptcies in 2015: Sports and Gambling’s Megastories for the Year”