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How FIFA is taking precautions to combat match-fixing at World Cup

How FIFA is taking precautions to combat match-fixing at World Cup

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Leading worldwide company Sportradar, which keeps an eye on the betting markets

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The minor leagues have been the main target of questionable activity.

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It also applies to players and officials who are paid less, and according to experts, it is doubtful that a match-fixing gang would pick a high-profile tournament like the World Cup.

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FIFA is taking steps, though, as it is anticipated that global World Cup wagers would top $100 billion.

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A stakeholder-led Integrity Task Force will keep an eye on betting exchanges and in-game wagers for each World Cup game.

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The task force will investigate irregularities in goals and yellow cards alike.

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On its participation in the task force, the FBI chose not to comment.

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But according to FIFA, America is taking part in the group in order to get ready for the 2026 World Cup.