Faruk Salih Şeker, Mehmet Şahin


The bet match fixing scandals that started to affect European football in 2009 comprised Europe and Asia countries. The bet match fixing scandal, started in the bottom of the league in 2010, arose in 2011 in Spor Toto Super League and turned the market upside down. In the investigation of bet chicanery in which unethical behaviors were to be determined; club leaders, managers, technical directors, journalists, football players, national players and many fans were investigated and some were even arrested. This study, investigating how bet chicanery scandal effects social morality, included a questionnaire of 33 questions, 7 of which considering independent variables and 26 considering bet players’ betting status and their point of view. In this study in which the titles “Football from Past to Present in Turkey”, “Bet from Past to Present in Turkey” and “Mach Fixing Past to Present in Turkey” were considered, we can see Turkish people’s betting statistics, their perspective of football clubs, attitudes towards these clubs and social effects about bet match fixing.


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