Jacques Rogge, the president of the International Olympic Committee, has said previously that illegal betting can fuel the scourge of match-fixing.
You must select a newsletter to subscribe to. Thu, Nov 2, They also are taking bets on the weather, paying even-money that rain will mar opening night. Stop watching this discussion. If the economy is tight you can still gamble online and avoid the travel-related expenses. Walk into any betting shop — they're everywhere here — and pick your poison.LONDON: What are the odds of a UFO sighting during the London Olympics opening ceremony? Or of the final torch bearer tripping as they. LONDON (AP) — What are the odds of a UFO sighting during the London Olympics opening ceremony? Or of the final torch bearer tripping as. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has signed an information-sharing agreement with Betfair, the largest online betting exchange.