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International Sports Betting

Integrity, Deviance, Governance and Policy, 1st Edition

Edited by Jean-Patrick Villeneuve, Martial Pasquier

Routledge

108 pages | 6 B/W Illus.

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Description

Sports betting has become a truly global phenomenon, facilitated by new communication technologies. As a result, the development of deviances, from match-fixing to money laundering, has accelerated. This new reality has numerous implications, for both the regulation of this billion-dollar industry and the very integrity of sport, sport financing and betting operations.

Written by an international team of academic researchers and industry professionals, International Sports Betting explores the central concepts of integrity and deviance, governance and policy, as well as perennial issues linked to the gambling sector, such as regulatory responsibilities and the fight against gambling addiction. Unlike other treatments of the gambling industry, the book offers a multi-disciplinary sociological and managerial critique that goes beyond a traditional focus on law and regulation.

This is fascinating reading for any student, researcher or practitioner working in the areas of sport business, international business, international regulation, policy studies or gambling studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction - sports betting: a series of transversal challenges

Jean-Patrick Villeneuve and Martial Pasquier

1. Canada’s regulatory framework for sports betting: a fragmented reality

Jean-François Savard

2. Multidimensional performance of sports betting operators

Lea Meyer

3. Cases of match-fixing in tennis and snooker

Dawn Aquilina

4. Match fixing and money laundering

Jack Anderson

5. Integrity challenges for protection of minors: Australian compromises on sports broadcasting betting advertising

Linda Hancock

About the Editors

Jean-Patrick Villeneuve is Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Communication Sciences, Associate Professor and Director of the Institute for Public Communication at the Università della Svizzera italiana, Switzerland. He also has appointments in Canada (ENAP), France (University of Pau) and China (UIBE). He currently sits on the Independent Expert Panel of the Open Government Partnership.

Martial Pasquier is Vice-Rector of the University of Lausanne, Switzerland and Professor of Public Management at the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP). He sits on numerous Boards and Foundation Councils.

About the Series

Routledge Research in Sport Business and Management

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW001000
LAW / Administrative Law & Regulatory Practice
LAW084000
LAW / Sports
SPO000000
SPORTS & RECREATION / General
SPO066000
SPORTS & RECREATION / Sociology of Sports
SPO068000
SPORTS & RECREATION / Business Aspects