Cyprus to introduce law against game fixing

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Cyprus to introduce law against game fixing
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A new bill has been prepared which foresees the sentencing of people engaged in the fixing of sports events up to seven years in prison and €300,000.

This is the first time that fixing of sports events is deemed as a felony, as bribing and acceptance of a bribery in order to fix a sports event will be considered a statutory offense.

According to the bill, offenders will be sentenced to five years in prison and €100,000 fine. The bill has been prepared by the Ministry of Justice and will be presented to the House by the end of the month. The bill also prohibits athletes, teams’ and sports...


Cyprus to introduce law against game fixing


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