“It is vitally important that players are aware of the rules and regulations concerning betting. As a professional player in Scotland you MUST adhere to the rules as set by the Scottish Football Association. For avoidance of doubt, players should note that this prohibits betting on ANY football match,
Snooker Stuart Bingham, the former world champion, has been charged after admitting betting on matches.
Two umpires have been banned and four others are under investigation for allegedly taking bribes to manipulate scores in tennis matches.