Tag Archives: mervyn westfield
- Gambling Commission reveals match fixing numbers
February 20, 2012
More than 200 match fixing cases have been reported to the Gambling Commission over the past four years. Figures revealed by the Daily Star on Sunday suggested that the Commission has investigated 210 cases with the majority involving football, horseracing, cricket, tennis or snooker. The cases were over a period...
- Cricketer jailed for spot fixing
February 17, 2012
Cricketer Mervyn Westfield was told by a judge “only jail will suffice” at a sentencing hearing that saw him sent down for spot fixing.. Westfield stood accused of taking a £6,000 bribe in order to throw a game between Durham and his club Essex back in September 2009. @Cricketer_RDJ tweeted:...
- Betfair signs deal with IOC; UEFA in cahoots with Interpol; Cricketer faces jail over fixing
January 12, 2012
Betfair has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the IOC to share information during the London 2012 Games. The two parties will exchange relevant customer and transactional data in the event that suspicious betting patterns occur. It gives the IOC the opportunity to obtain the names of account holders...
- Essex cricketers arrested over ‘spot-fixing’
May 16, 2010
Another weekend, another match-fixing scandal. After two weeks of snooker scandals and an alleged football World Cup bribery piece, we're back on familiar territory with dodgy dealing in cricket as Essex bowlers Danish Kaneria and Mervyn Westfield have been arrested under suspicion of 'spot-fixing' during a Pro40 cricket match against...
Indian cricket team banned from visiting casinos in Australia
January 18, 2016
Woeful West Indies bring calls for two-tier test system
August 23, 2017