France’s iGaming regulator L’Autorité de régulation des jeux en ligne (ARJEL) and the country’s football league, la Ligue de Football Professionel (LFP) have dismissed claims made by sporting integrity body Federbet that they have failed to properly tackle the issue of match fixing.

The Brussels-based Federbet, which claims to represent 400 members from the gaming sector, released its Fixed Matches report Tuesday, which highlighted widespread match-fixing across a number of leagues. It said that four matches were allegedly fixed in France; one in the country’s second-highest football league, Ligue 2, and three in the Championnat National third tier.

The highest prevalence of match-fixing was reported in the UK, with the outcome of 13 matches allegedly corrupted.

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