The European Parliament has intensified its focus on action against match-fixing with the adoption of a resolution which calls for the European Commission “to develop a coordinated approach to the fight against match-fixing and organised crime by coordinating the efforts of the main stakeholders, such as sports organisations, national police and judicial authorities and gambling operators”.

With regard to betting, the resolution presses that “all the Member States prohibit betting on competitions involving minors” and “stresses the need for the introduction and effective enforcement of measures to combat illegal betting websites and anonymous betting.”

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