The 2007 NBA betting scandal certainly rocked the basketball world, when it was uncovered that referee Tim Donaghy gathered information on players, teams, coaches and other referees to bet on matches.
Why gambling is so popular in the UK? Even though there's so much awareness around trying to make gamblers more responsibility and so many guidelines in place to minimise the spread of gambling, the hobby is still enjoying remarkable growth.
Sports betting has become impressively popular throughout the years. It’s taking the world by storm, and with so much money being put down on massive fixtures, athletes are no longer the only people making a profit out of sporting events.