One or more reservespelers of the Red Lions who have not travelled to the hockey world cup in India would have placed their bets on world cup games. That said, Denis Van Damme, spokesperson of the Belgian hockey federation (KBHB), Wednesday. On Tuesday it became known that the gambling commission focusing on possible illegal gokpraktijken of Belgian hockey players.
The KBHB would know of “one or more players” who have placed their bets on world cup games, and that also have admitted. It comes to players from the big Belgian selection, which is not travelled to India. It would be according to the law are not prohibited to gamble for players who are not present at the tournament.
Van Damme stressed that the research is still in the stage of “information gathering by the gambling commission”. There is info requested about twenty competitions between 2015 and 2018, both from the Belgian league, the Euro Hockey League, World League, Champions Trophy, as the recent world cup in India. The KBHB, that no further comment is kwijtwilde, spoke again the confidence in his players and staff.