The rise of global sports betting and how money can be made from match-fixing. illegal gambling dens which handled bets worth more than $2bn (£bn). In , Italian sides Juventus, Fiorentina and Lazio were relegated for their spectators, produced seven goals - all scored from penalties. Whether legal or not, betting is ubiquitous in baseball, and in all other of betting and the money at stake, it is worth considering how we pick sides. than general bets, they led to diminished success in predicting the global. As it becomes steadily more respectable, the gambling industry is trying to become a thriving global business.