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NBA Referee Scandal: How Common is Game-Fixing?


Game-fixing facts uncovered by Sports Gambling Expert RJ Bell

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 20,2007) – The sports world is buzzing over reports of the FBI investigating NBA ref Tim Donaghy for allegedly betting on games that he refereed. Accusations against this referee include the very serious charge of game-fixing.

RJ Bell, president of, has uncovered startlingly facts concerning how common game-fixing truly is:

* According to an NCAA survey, 1.3% of Division I players admitted taking money from a gambler to play poorly [source: NCAA 2003 National Study on Collegiate Sports Wagering]

* Over 500 college basketball games spanning a 16 year period involve “gambling-related corruption,” according to an Economics Professor at the renowned Wharton School of Business. The sample included 40,000 games, which means that 1.25% of games were affected. [source: American Economic Review, May 2006]

These startlingly facts conclude that the scandals that actually make the news are only a tiny portion of the game-fixing which is actually occurring.

95% Proof of NBA Game-Fixing!

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Can Las Vegas stop the next gambling scandal?

RJ Bell, President of, is a leading sports betting expert, and has been featured on ABC News, CNN, CNBC, and ESPN Radio. He’s also been profiled in dozens of publications, including The Washington Post, USA Today, Newsweek, and Maxim Magazine - and has even been quoted as an authority by H&R Block. RJ Bell is a 3-time world handicapping champion, and is the only sports bettor on Forbes’ recent list of Gambling Gurus!

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