BOS rings black-market alarm over new Swedish betting regulations

CEO Gustaf Hoffstedt claims new standards could promote offshore match-fixing in lower divisions

Swedish trade association BOS has criticised an incoming ban on several player-specific betting markets suggesting it could “decriminalise” match-fixing in the country’s lower-tier competitions. The Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA) unveiled the new standards on Tuesday, which will ban markets including penalties, red cards, bookings and more from January 2021. Speaking to EGR, BOS chief Gustaf…

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